COMPONENTS OF END ITEM AND BASIC ISSUE ITEMS LISTS
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix lists components of end item and basic issue items for the locomotive to help you inventory items required
for safe and efficient operation.
The Components of End Item and Basic Issue Items Lists are divided into the following sections:
Section II. Components of End Item. This listing is for informational purposes only, and is not authority to
requisition replacements. These items are connected, coupled, linked, affixed, mounted, or combined with other
components to form the end item. As part of the end item, these items must be with the end item whenever it is
issued or transferred between property accounts. Illustrations are furnished to assist you in identifying the items.
Section III. Basic Issue Items (BIG). These are the minimum essential items required to place the locomotive in
operation, to operate it, and to perform emergency repairs. Although packaged separately, BII must be with the
locomotive during operation and whenever it is transferred between property accounts. The illustrations will
assist you with hard-to-identify items. This manual is your authority to request/ requisition replacement BII,
based on TOE/MTOE authorization of the end item.
C-3. EXPLANATION OF COLUMNS
The following provides an explanation of columns found in the tabular listings:
Column (1) Illustration Number (Illus Number). This column indicates the number of the illustration in which the
item is shown.
Column (2) National Stock Number. Indicates the National Stock Number assigned to the item and which will be
used for requisitioning purposes.
Column (3) Description. Indicates the Federal item name and, if required, a minimum description to identify and
locate the item. The last line for each item indicates the FSCM (in parentheses) followed by the part number.
operational/maintenance function. This measure is expressed by a two-character alphabetical abbreviation (e.g.,
ea, in, pr).
Column (5) Quantity required (Qty Rqr). Indicates the quantity of the item authorized to be used with/on the