Figure 17-9. DA Form 55-237 (Rolling Stock Specification Record).
installation's responsibility. The ITO will forward report
17-13. DD Form 1335 (Inspection Report for Railway
of such investigation, with a copy of DD Form 1335,
showing damage to the car, to the Installation Claims
Officer for necessary handling with the owning railroad.
a. General. This form (not shown) will be used in
making maintenance inspections described thereon It
can also be used to report damages to commercial
railway-owned cars as discussed below Reports will be
This form (not shown) will be used to report
filed in the office of the inspector at the installation
manufacturing, design, or operational defects in railway
making the inspection, held for 1 year, then retired to
cars, and will be completed by the agency that is
the appropriate record holding office.
responsible for maintaining the equipment. In theaters
of operation or other oversea areas, a copy will be
b. Damage, Commercial Railway Cars. If a car owned
forwarded to the transportation command or staff
by a commercial railroad is damaged while the car is
activity responsible for rail operations. In CONUS, the
within the confines of a Government installation,
form will be prepared and forwarded as prescribed by
including damage by collision, derailment, bad handling,
TM1 38750, although this manual is not otherwise
or loading and unloading by DOD personnel, the ITO will
applicable to railway equipment
make an inspection to determine the extent of the
damage and to fix responsibility.
discloses that the damage is the fault of installation
personnel, payment for such damage is that