During an out-of-face track raise:
a. The rail is at the correct height when it is level with the top of the grade stake.
b. Grade stakes painted with sighting bands of contrasting color are placed outside the
c. A track level may be used to bring the second rail to proper surface after the first has
d. Ballast under the ties holds the track at the corrected height until the tamping gang
e. The spot board is held level by wooden blocks or shims placed on top of the rails.
10. Under the provisions of rule 101 of the Railway Operating Rules, the:
a. Trains must be protected against track conditions that may prevent their proceeding
safely at normal speed.
b. Track supervisor would be responsible for providing train protection if he found a
c. Foreman is to provide train protection if the track repairs are such that trains could pass
them safely but only at reduced speed.
d. Foreman need not send flagmen out if the dispatcher has agreed to route trains around
e. Foreman in charge of track repair is responsible for placing flagmen to protect trains
approaching the scene of his work.
11. Several kilometers of track are to be replaced in your subdivision. Listed among the choices
below are the steps to be
*1 point for each correct entry.