2-29. MULTIPLE-UNIT OPERATION (cont)
Ensure the PMCS has been performed on both units.
Determine which locomotive is to be the trailing unit and, if not already started, start in accordance with
paragraphs 2-10 and 2-11.
Set controls on trailing unit as follows:
REMOTE HDLTSWITCH (1) to position 4.
Isolation switch (2) to RUN. If the unit is not
required to deliver power, set isolation switch to
GF switch (3) to ON.
Throttle handle (4) to IDLE.
Reverser handle (5) to NEUTRAL position and
Independent brake valve (6) to RELEASE
position and automatic brake valve (7) to
HANDLE-OFF position. Remove both handles.
Double-ported cutout cock (8) to CLOSED
Cutoff pilot valve (9) to OUT.
Release handbrake (10).
Return to lead locomotive and, if not already started, start in accordance with paragraphs 2-10 and 2-11.
Set REMOTE HDLTSWITCH (1) to position 2 or 3.