Engineer's Test

                                                                                                                                                      Revised 12/2012
Pick the best answer to the question based on the information available to all members in the Safety & Operating Rules for the Maricopa Live Steamers Railroad Heritage Preservation Society.

The Safety and Operating Rules can be found here.
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1. Who is ultimately responsible for the safe operation of the train? (205.4)

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2. The double signal on the right: (351)

Any color over any color.
* 3. All signal aspects on the Adobe Western Railroad: (351)
* 4. Arms fully extended and swung violently down from above shoulder height perpendicular to the tracks mean: (314)
* 5. Multiple short blasts on the whistle or horn - “oooooooo” - mean: (328,334)
* 6. A “BLUE” indicator light, flag, or tag indicates that the piece of equipment: (344)
* 7. An arm raised or lowered vertically indicates: (311)
* 8. The signal on the right indicates: (342,353)
Yellow On
* 9. All visiting engineers shall be given written and/or oral instructions on the track and signal systems and basic safety prior to operating on the railroad by: (513)
* 10. The final authority as to who may ride a train is the: (515)
* 11. When a dispatcher is on duty, all trains in an un-signaled area: (535)
* 12. The signal on the right indicates: (343,353)
Red - On
* 13. Two long blasts on the whistle or horn followed by a short blast followed by a long blast - “> > o >“ - means: (327)
* 14. All trains shall be operated by or under the direct supervision of. (531)
* 15. Steam boiler test certificates shall be accepted as valid by the MLS if: (231.1)
* 16. The double signal on the right indicates: (353)
(Upper Signal) Red - On / (Lower Signal) Green - On
* 17. All mainline switches shall be left: (534)
* 18. One short blast on the whistle or horn - “o“ - means (321)
* 19. During periods of limited visibility, trains shall have: (401)
* 20. A Hand, a flag, or a light held horizontally with short up and down motions means: (312)
* 21. During public run times, engineers shall make radio contact with the dispatcher/stationmaster before entering the mainline. (516)
* 22. Locomotives and other moving, powered equipment shall be equipped with: (210.2)
* 23. Engineers operating a train at night shall carry: (517)
* 24. Who can operate equipment in an unsafe manner? (205.1)
* 25. Two short blasts on the whistle or horn - “oo” - mean: (322,331)
* 26. The double signal on the right indicates: (353)
(Upper Signal) Green - On / (Lower Signal) Red - On
* 27. A hand, a flag, or a light swung at arm’s length down to as low as possible or any object waved violently on or near the track means: (313)
* 28. Who may declare a piece of club equipment unsafe and affix a “Bad Order” card to the equipment? (413)
* 29. A hand, a flag, or a light swung vertically in circles clockwise or counterclockwise means: (315)
* 30. The signal on the right indicates: (353)
Flashing Red
* 31. Three short blasts on the whistle or horn - “ooo” - mean: (323,332)
* 32. Engineers may allow anyone to ride between themselves and the controls of their engine as long as their ability to control the train is not restricted. (514)
* 33. When operating MLS equipment, junior members shall: (520)
* 34. The public shall receive: (633)
* 35. To operate a public train, the minimum age for an engineer is: (650)
* 36. The maximum speed when operating public trains is: (632)
* 37. The Conductor shall have available: (663)
* 38. How many public passengers may ride a depressed bulkhead beam car? (634)
* 39. The Conductor shall be responsible for: (662)
* 40. The Stationmaster shall be responsible for: (670)
* 41. Pregnant women shall not be permitted to ride public trains. (640)
* 42. Under normal circumstances, the public shall be loaded/unloaded only at: (637)
* 43. Certified engineers 13 through 17 years of age may: (518)
* 44. All riders on regular public trains must be capable of walking to, boarding, and exiting riding cars under their own ability. (638)
* 45. Trains carrying the public shall be operated only by: (631)
* 46. When carrying the public, riding cars must: (620)
* 47. How many public riding cars are allowed in a public train ? (634)
* 48. Individuals who do not safely fit in or on riding cars are: (639)
* 49. The public shall ride on: (610)
* 50. Certified engineers under 13 years of age may: (519)
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