GCOR Practice Test
Train name(number), enginenumber, or words that identify the precise mobile unit.
Display hours, minutes and seconds
Not vary from the correct time by more than 30 seconds
Be compared with the same time source designated in special instructions.
Are issued and canceled by the designated manager.
Contain only information and instructions related to rules or operating practices.
Replace any rule, special instruction, or regulation that conflicts witht he general order.
review those that apply to the territory they will work on
separate book or in another form.
The train is stopped enroute waiting to be met or passed by a train, waiting for track work, waiting for helper locomotive, or similar conditions.
One crewmember must remain awake at all times.
The nap period must not exceed 45 minutes
The employee who is to remain awake must remain on the locomotive while others on the locomotive are napping, except when inspecting passing trains.
Working limits may be established within a train’s authority limits as follows:
1. With a train having authority to move in either direction that is not joint.
2. With a train having authority to move in one direction only, working limits must not be
• Behind the train.
• More than one block in advance of the train or beyond any location that a train or
engine could enter the track between the employee in charge of the working limits
and the train.
Men or equipment fouling the track
Derail or switch lined improperly
When a train or engine is required to move at restricted speed, the crew must keep a lookout for broken rail and not exceed 20 MPH
Comply with these requirements until the leading wheels reach a point where movement at resrticted speed is no longer required.
A section of track with an average grade of two percent or greater over distance of two continuous miles.
Train with more than 4000 trailing tons:
A section of track with an average grade 1 percent or greater over a distance of three continuous miles.
Track and time.
Radio speed restrictions.
When relieving a Conductor & Engineer before a trip is finished.