RAIL TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
UNLOAD MACHINE FROM FLATCAR
Remove tiedowns, blocking and shoring from machine. Remove protective coverings from lights and windshield.
Hitch and steering movement can reduce clearances suddenly and cause personnel injury. Always stop
engine BEFORE working in area of hitch link.
Always use a ground guide when moving machine during preparation for transport procedures (driving
up and down ramps or onto flatcars). Failure to use a ground guide may cause injury or death or damage
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. Place transmission in N (Neutral) and lock, apply parking brake and lower bowl to the ground. Shut
END OF WORK PACKAGE