and departure at receiving and departure yards. At loading points, they are
checked for proper loading, possible damage, and proper lubrication. At a
receiving yard, a thorough inspection is made for defects, lubrication
points are checked, and the brake system is tested. At the departure yard,
sure they are closed.
Following an annual inspection, the date of the
inspection is stenciled on the car. Among the forms the inspectors use in
railway car inspection and maintenance are the Inspection Report for Railway
Cars, the Airbrake Defect Tag, the Inspector's Record, the Car Inspector's
Train Report, and the Bad Order Card.