Re: Brakeman riding the rear car
Author: OPRRMS
Date: 09-10-2019 - 07:49

theconductor Wrote:
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> As for the UP -
>
> On a trailing movement, yes. On a shoving movement
> (as pictured), no.

Just for clarity, this isn't a shoving moment.

Ascending trains routinely had to double, triple or quadruple the hill, and a trainman would typically just ride the rear car after making the cut. Here's a video of them doing it:

[youtu.be]



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