passenger cars and troop kitchen cars ordinarily will be
the width of the board, approximately in the position
marked as in the continental United States. Deviations
shown in figure 1'5-15.
be at the discretion of the headquarters, transportation
The car number, in 7-inch figures, will be
railway service, of the theater concerned.
located below the belt rail, centered on the side panel
above each truck, and in 4-inch figures on the outside of
the vestibule door at each end of the car.
15-9. Ambulance Cars, CONUS and Theaters of
Airbrake cleaning date will conform to the
provisions of interchange rule 60 for all cars used in
General. When it becomes necessary
interchange. The place, month, day, and year of the
last airbrake cleaning and the reporting marks will be
these markings will be restored as illustrated in figures
shown on the auxiliary reservoir in 1 1/2-inch characters
15-17 and 15-18.
No deviations will
be made from
with 1-inch space between lines. If the marks are not
these instructions except upon authority from the Army
located so as to present a clear view from the outside of
Medical Department through the US Army Mobility
the car, the stenciling will be placed near the handle of
the release rod on the reservoir side of the car.
Letters, Numbers, and Insignia
Journal box repacking data for cars used in
interchange must be in accordance with AAR passenger
(1) All letters and numbers will be
car interchange rule 7 (1) (1). For cars not used in
applied with white gloss enamel and will be of the style
interchange, the date and location of the last periodic
repacking is sufficient.
(2) The Red Cross insignia will be applied
Size and positioning of markings for troop
with red enamel on a white enamel field. The caduceus
(fill 15-19) will be red enamel.
15-8. Passenger Cars and Troop Kitchen Cars,
Theaters of Operations In theaters of operations,
Figure 15-16. Standard markings for troop kitchen cars, CONUS and theaters