Engineer Cab

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Engineer Cab

Postby amtbuff » Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:53 pm

Are the Engineer's cab inside the body of a train operable while train is in motion?
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Re: Engineer Cab

Postby DutchRailnut » Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:24 pm

you mean trailing cab's?? no brake controls and propulsion controls will not work.
If Conductors are in charge, why are they promoted to be Engineer???

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Re: Engineer Cab

Postby BuddR32 » Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:25 am

Only one can operate. Logically its the one at the leading end of the train, however, there are instances where the engineer will operate from another unit. These are very limited circumstances, a conductor must be at the lead end, and speed is restricted.

Operationally however, any one cab stand can control an MU train, (with limitations) if you try to key in a second, the train will dump.
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Re: Engineer Cab

Postby Backshophoss » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:08 am

There's a safety interlock that WILL NOT allow a second set of cab controls to function.
The Cab in use must be completely "made safe" before using another cab in the set.
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