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Locotrol IV & LEB
Locotrol IV & LEB (January 2003)
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Benefits of Locotrol
 Charging time is
reduced
 Brake applications are
faster
 Air brake releases are
faster
 Power efficiency and
overall tonnage
capabilities are
enhanced
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 More rapid acceleration
and deceleration are
possible
 Stopping distance is
reduced
 Improved control of
slack action
 Reduction of draft
forces on the head end
of the train
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Benefits of Locotrol
 Low speed train handling
is improved by ability to
make faster brake
applications and running
releases
 Real-time data logging
which reports
malfunctions
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Locotrol IV Components
o Control console
o System module
o Radio equipment
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Overview of Control Console
The control console is arranged into four different function zones
Display Select
Alarms
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Data Display Area
Operation Area
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Control Console Details
Each of the four zones contain the following function buttons or indicators:
Display Select
Alarms
Data Display Area
Operation Area
- System
- Comm
- Remote consist status
- Execute
- Remote
- Fail
- Air brake status, etc.
- Cancel
- Mode
- WS
- Bright
- Main
- PS
- Dim
- Unit
- Alarm
- Train
- PC
- Penalty
- Traction
- Reduced
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SYSTEM KEY
Figure 4 - System Data Display
System Data Display
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REMOTE KEY
Remote Data Display
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MODE KEY
Mode Data Display
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MAIN KEY
Main Data Display
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Independent Control
Independent Control
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UNIT KEY
Unit Data Display
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ALARM KEY
Alarm Data Display
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TRAIN KEY: Brake Pipe
Brake Pipe - Data Display
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TRAIN KEY: Unit Data
Unit Data – Data Display
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Alarms Area
Alarm Data Display
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Radio Equipment
Data radios
Electronics interface cabinet
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System Module
System Module Circuit Breakers
-Elec - Radio - Relay
Logger port and
lead unit number
thumb wheels and
system status
indicators.
Locotrol IV & LEB
•Lead / Remote
•Locotrol / Convention
•Same-Lead / Opposite
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MAC90 Setup
On lead & remote MAC90 units ensure the
Distributed Power & DPU circuit breakers
are “ON.”
Engine Control Switch is in RUN position.
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AC 4400 Setup
AC 4400 Locomotives:
Distributed Power Breaker:
This is the main power breaker
for the Locotrol equipment.
It must be “on” for Locotrol
operation.
Engine Control Switch:
Place the engine control
switch to the RUN position on
both the lead and remote
locomotives.
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Locomotive Electronic Braking
Current locomotives with Locomotive Electronic Braking
(LEB) equipment are
• AC4400s:
CP 8500 – 8580 & CP 8600-8655
• SD90MACs:CEFX 100 –139 & CP 9300-9303
Note: Not all AC4400’s & CEFX locomotives are commissioned
for LEB service.
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LEB Circuit Breakers
Circuit breakers in the nose under a protective shield.
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