Altona Miniature Railway - Guard Exam
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General Club Questions
1) Where is the club first aid equipment kept?
In the tunnel.
In the ticket box, workshop and Clubhouse
At the back of each loco drivers seat.
In the guards compartment.
2) Who is RESPONSIBLE for all train activities on Public Running days?
The Ticket Collector
The Station Master
The Club President
The Duty Officer
The Club Secretary
3) Who is RESPONSIBLE for ensuring that the club policy regarding footwear is observed?
Exit gate supervisor
4) Who is RESPONSIBLE to see that Passengers are boarded and seated safely?
The Train Operator
The Ticket Collector
The AMR member on the exit gate
When does a train require a Guard?
When the train has two or more carriages
When the train has one carriage
When operating with no passengers
When the passengers are elderly
What is the primary responsibility of the train Guard?
Make sure the club’s “smoke Free Policy” is maintained
Ensure all trains are fully loaded
Ensure that all persons riding on the train act responsibly, safely and enjoy the experience
Has no responsibility
If a derailment occurs what actions should the Guard take?
Check passengers for injuries
Secure train by placing a Red flag on the track approx. 5 meters from rear of train
Send for help
Assist in completing of an incident report
All of above
Who is responsible to see that speed restrictions are observed at all times?
Operator and Guard
What first action does the Guard take if a Passenger becomes irrational or acts unsafe?
Signal the Operator to stop immediately
Yells out to the Passenger "Hey You, Act Safely"
Ask the Passengers to take action
Ask Passengers to get off the train
What should the Guard do at all times when the train is running?
Stay alert and be prepared for an emergency stop
Try and pickup any hats lying beside the track
Look out for snakes
Wave out to the general public
When a hat is lost or blown off what does the Guard do?
Advise Station Attendant at next stop to collect
Make a grab for it
Stop train and walk back to collect it
Take no action
Signals - Whistles and Flags
What signal does the Guard give to the Operator this it is safe to proceed?
By a loud shout “OK”
A short Wave of an Orange flag
Rapid hand wave
A long blast on a whistle and display of a Green flag
When does the Guard signal the Operator to proceed from the station?
When he or she is instructed by a member of the public
When the Station Master signals with a White flag and a long whistle blast
When a Club member says “Get Going”
When a passenger is Standing Up
How does the Guard signal the Operator?
By the use of a Whistle and Flags
By calling out
Standing up and waving arms
By the use of a Yellow Flag
In an emergency what signal does the Guard give the Operator?
Make a succession of short whistle blasts and wave a Red flag violently
Three short blasts on the whistle
An audio call
Wave Red flag once
Which whistle and signal code is incorrect?
Train Start : Whistle - 1 Long, Flag - Green
Train Stop : Whistle - 2 Short, Flag - Red
Train Reverse : Whistle - 3 Short, Flag - Green
Call for Assistance : Whistle - 30 Long, Flag - wave your hat
Emergency : Whistle - Succession of short, Flag - Any waved from side ot side
All are correct