d. Fourth cut--east end.
The fourth cut is also switched from
the east end of the yard.
It consists of 18 cars, starting with 2
BR, to which the locomotive is coupled, and ending with 2 CY.
switch list directs that the 2 CY and 5 SV cars be switched to track
13. Cut these last 7 cars from the left side of your strip and place
them on the east end of track 13. Thereafter, continue cutting the
cars or blocks from the left side of the strip and placing them on
the east end of the tracks designated as follows:
and 2 BR
to track 9.
This completes the switching of the fourth and
last cut of the train, and the breakup and classification operation
2.12. REVIEW OF TRACK STANDINGS
To insure that you have completed the switching operation
accurately, check the standing of each track, starting with track 6
and reading from west to east left to right, with the summary given
9 SV and 47 DW
100 mty hoppers.
2 AY, 92 EV, 3 MO, and 2 BR.
12 AY, 4 ELT, 12 CY, and 5 SV.
2 BO, 1 WD, 2 BO, 27 ELWOOD LOCALS,
and 3 LY.
12 RED RIVER.
2 CP, 2 OW, 14 CP-12 OW (mixed).
1 SHOP, and 12 HOLD & MISCELLANEOUS.
As previously mentioned in subparagraph 2.9b(6) additional
entries are made in the journal to record the changing picture of
each track in the yard as operations progress. Look back at figure
2.5 which shows the completed page of the journal after all entries
have been made for the switching operation you have just finished.
Notice that the cars which were switched to the east end of their