While listening to the scanner while fanning, I hear the phrase "three step". Now I know this is when the conductor is coupling/uncoupling cars in the yard, but what does it really mean?
Moderator: Robert Paniagua
gp9rm4108 wrote:3 step protection is something that CN does not have and I find to be overkill.Till your engineer starts moving the train with you between the cars.
gp9rm4108 wrote:CN doesn't even have set and centred. Cndr just says that'll do I'm cuttin' em in.It must be a Canadian thing, because down here you tell the engineer you need to go between and they tell you set and centered.