MOVING LIGHT LOCOMOTIVE
Never operate with handbrake partially applied. To ensure release, make sure that the chain weight
and its snubber are up against the bottom of the housing. If not, the handbrake must again be fully
set and then released.
Release handbrake (1).
Set GF switch (2) to ON.
Move reverser (4) to FORWARD or
REVERSE, depending on direction of
Move independent brake valve (5) to
Determine if the track ahead is clear
and open bell ringer valve (6).
Move throttle (7) to first notch and hold
until load meter (8) indicates a flow of
When load meter (8) indicates current,
slowly advance throttle (7) until desired
acceleration is obtained.
If head lights are to be used, set
headlight switch (9) to proper position.