PREPARATION FOR TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
RAIL TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
l. Open both shutoff valves #6 slowly and at the same time.
m.Secure RTCH to rail flatcar IAW tiedown instructions on RTCH data plate and on rail flatcar.
Unload RTCH from Rail Flatcar.
a. Remove tiedowns from RTCH and rail flatcar.
b. Close both shutoff valves #6.
c. At side of locking valve at base of each lift cylinder, loosen float valve jamnut and turn float valve clockwise until
tight. Retighten jamnut.
d. Start RTCH engine.
e. Raise tophandler slightly, remove shoring, and rotate 90 degrees counterclockwise in operational position.
f. Raise and extend boom until extended to 110 in. (279 cm) and height is approximately 13 ft (3.96 m).
g. Raise boom support. Refer to Placing Boom Support in Transport Position in this work package.
h. Return cab to operational position. Refer to Placing Cab in Transport Position in this work package.
i. Lower and retract boom.
j. Rotate tophandler 90 degrees counterclockwise to place in operational position.
k. Drive RTCH from rail flatcar (MIL-STD-1366C).
Load RTCH on Ship.
trols, indicators, and components.
Perform steps a through d if ship is equipped with roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) capabilities.
a. Start RTCH engine and rotate tophandler 90 degrees clockwise to longitudinal position.