RAIL TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
UNLOAD MACHINE FROM FLATCAR - CONTINUED
Remove tie downs, blocking, and shoring from machine. Remove protective coverings from lights and windshield
(CONUS ONLY). Remove tape from exhaust pipe (CONUS) or exhaust extension (OCONUS). Remove instrument
Hitch and steering movement can reduce clearances suddenly and cause personnel injury. Always stop
engine BEFORE working in area of hitch link.
Remove steering cylinder locking collars and set aside for stowage in ISU-60 container:
Remove five bolts and washers and remove two locking collars (one short and one long) and hose wrappings from
each steering cylinder.
Reassemble each locking collar with its mounting hardware.
SHORT LOCKING COLLAR
Always use a ground guide when driving machine off flatcars. Failure to use a ground guide may result
in an accident, causing death or injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
If operating machine without ROPS/FOPS, drive with extreme caution, at low idle, and in 1st gear
ONLY. Machine has no rollover/falling object protection without ROPS/FOPS. Failure to follow this
warning may cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
Start engine and allow to warm up. Raise bowl. Following instructions from railcar load master and ground guides,
slowly drive straight off flatcars until clear of railhead.
Use 1st gear ONLY.
When passing over spanners between flatcars, maintain a constant speed. Do NOT jam on brakes or reverse direc-
Park machine when positioned at a convenient location to reconfigure. Place transmission in N (Neutral) and lock,
apply parking brake, and lower bowl to the ground. Shut down engine. Block tractor and scraper wheels.