Recommended Practice

Inspection and Maintenance of Type H-Tightlock Couplers


This recommended practice assists inspection and maintenance forces to detect and correct improper conditions involving the complete coupler, coupler parts, coupler operating mechanism, yoke, radial connection and attachments.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA PR-M-RP-002-98 01/22/1998 Published Current


coupler parts, coupler operating mechanisms, H Tightlock couplers, inspection, locomotives, maintenance, passenger cars, radial connections, rail attachments, specification M-206B, yokes



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