INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATION OF RAILROAD ROLLING STOCK BRAKES

INSTRUKTSIYA PO EKSPLUATATSII TORMOZOV PODVIZHNOGO SOSTAVA ZHELEZNYKH DOROG

These instructions establish the requirements and norms for the maintenance and servicing of braking equipment on rolling stock, as well as for controlling the brakes on trains. They constitute the basic guide for the operation of brakes on the railroads of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The chapter headings are (1) The preparation of braking equipment, (2) The procedure of changing control cabs on locomotives and MU trains (3) Coupling of the locomotive to the consist and testing train brakes, (4) Supplying the train with brakes, (5) Procedure for placing and hooking up automatic brakes on trains (6) Care of automatic brakes on the road, (7) Brake control on trains, (8) General rules for the preparation of automatic rakes and control of them on freight trains weighing more than 6,000 tons, (9) Engineer actions during a required stop at a siding, (10) Engineer actions when delivering a train to a station after it has been broken up, (11) Brake control when a train is moving with dual or multiple traction, (12) Uncoupling of the locomotive from the consist, (13) Procedure for hooking up automatic brakes on inactive locomotives and cars of MU rolling stock transferred to trains in car groupings and brake control, (14) Operation of automatic brakes in winter conditions, and (15) Brake checks.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Full translation available at Joint Publications Research Service, 1000 North Glebe Road, Arlington, Virginia 22201.
  • Corporate Authors:

    USSR Ministry of Railways

    Novo-Basmannaya, Ulitsa 2
    Moscow,   USSR 
  • Publication Date: 1974

Language

  • Russian

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Tables;
  • Pagination: 145 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00185360
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Railroad Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 3 1979 12:00AM