The repair and testing are performed at DS/GS level. The officer in charge
countersigns the form. The original copy of the form is placed under a
transparent cover in the locomotive cab; the other copy is retained by the
using unit. The completed forms are retained until the next scheduled air
brake inspection and testing and then destroyed.
Figure 2.21. Air Brake Inspection Report for Locomotives and Locomotive
Cranes, DA Form 4171R.
2.24. DAILY INSPECTION WORKSHEET FOR DIESELELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES
In addition to the forms just discussed, DD Form 862, Daily Inspection
Worksheet for DieselElectric Locomotives, is used in performing the daily
inspection and maintenance of the locomotive. Figure 2.22 shows the front of
the 862, and figure 2.23 the back.
In making the daily inspection, a visual check and an operational test
run of the locomotive are performed each day it is in service. The DD Form
862 is filled out by both the locomotive engineer and the maintainer or
inspector. It is divided into sections A, B, C, and D. Section A, or the
operator's report, is filled out by the locomotive engineer. He operates
the locomotive and notes