installation transportation officer at the installation where the inspection
is made. On the sample 55-162 shown in figure 3.20, note that the inspector
found no defects and marked "O. K." under condition.
3.20. CAR INSPECTOR'S TRAIN REPORT
The chief car inspector uses the Car Inspector's Train Report, DA Form
55-163, to report the inspection of each train arriving at or departing from
terminals or originating points where car inspectors are located.
theater of operations, the form is filed by the officer in charge of car
repairs in the transportation railway battalion; in CONUS, it is filed at
On the sample form shown in figure 3.21, note that
entries are divided into two groups:
those for the train coming in and
those for it going out.
3.21. BAD ORDER CARD
A Bad Order Card, DA Form 55-164, is used by car inspectors in yards
or other places where cars are checked to indicate that they are not safe
When an inspector finds a car needing repairs that require
moving it to a repair track, he writes the necessary information on two 55-
164's, one of which is shown in figure 3.22. Notice on the sample that this
includes the date, defect, car