PREPARATION FOR TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
RAIL TRANSPORT - CONTINUED
Open both shutoff valves #6 slowly and at the same time.
m. Secure RTCH to rail flatcar IAW tie-down instructions on RTCH data plate and on rail flatcar.
Unload RTCH from Rail Flatcar.
Remove tie-downs from RTCH and rail flatcar.
Close both shutoff valves #6.
At side of locking valve at base of each lift cylinder, loosen float valve jamnut and turn float valve clockwise until
tight. Retighten jamnut.
Start RTCH engine.
Raise tophandler slightly and remove shoring.
Raise and extend boom until extended to 110 in (2794 mm) and height is approximately 13 ft (4 m).
Raise boom support (refer to Placing Boom Support in Transport Position).
Return cab to operational position (refer to Placing Cab in Transport Position).
Lower and retract boom.
Rotate tophandler 90° counterclockwise to place in operational position.
Drive RTCH from rail flatcar (MIL-STD-1366C).
Load RTCH On Ship.
Refer to WP 0002 00, 0004 00, and 0005 00 for the location and operation of RTCH controls, indicators, and
Perform steps a through d if ship is equipped with RO/RO (rollon/rolloff) capabilities.
Start RTCH engine and rotate tophandler 90° clockwise to longitudinal position.