ANNEX B TO
ASSEMBLY OF THE RAMP
Two, or, if possible, three teams (A, B and C), each consisting of a team leader and ten men.
TASKS ASSIGNED TO THE PERSONNEL
2. The supervisor:
Coordinates the work or the teams, ensuring that each layer of sleepers is complete before continuing with the
Personally directs the laying of the flooring (see Drawing 12).
Makes a final inspection after the assembling of the ramp.
3. Tasks or the Teams during the First Stage or Construction
Teams A and B bring or unload the sleepers near the site chosen for the assembling or the ramp, leaving, it
possible, an empty space of 4 metres between the sleepers and the track for the preparation of the site and to
enable members or the teams to move about without hindering each other.
If the ramp is erected on a double track line, the sleepers are stacked on the side of the track selected (Drawing
1). The space between the two tracks must remain completely free. It the ramp is erected on a single track line,
the sleepers are stacked in equal quantities on each side of the track (Drawing 2).
Team C is only required when the ramp is erected on a track where the rails are not flush with a hard surface. In
that case, Team C, equipped with shovels, levels the site on which the ramp and the access platform are to be
erected to bring the ground or ballast flush with the upper surface or the sleepers or the track.
4. Tasks or the Teams during the Second Stage of Construction
Team A is responsible for the positioning of the sleepers numbered from 101 up as in Drawings 3 to 13, starting
with the access platform and the additional layer it the rails are not flush with the surface. For each layer, the
sleepers are to be positioned in the numerical order shown on the drawings.
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