1. Find a suitable road crossing to position the vehicle on rail. If necessary set up cautionary devices to ensure safety. 2. Position the vehicle with the road wheel tires on the rails, and the rail wheel flanges positioned centrally above the railhead. Backing into position is usually easier. 3. Put the vehicle’s transmission into park or neutral. Set the parking brake. 4. Engage the PTO hydraulic pump or start the auxiliary hydraulic power source. 5. The rear will be placed on rail first. a. Raise the rail gear up a bit to relieve the pressure on the lock hook. b. Pull the T-handle for the lock to swing the hook out of the way. c. Lower the rail gear into position on the rail. d. Release the T-handle for the lock. 6. Check the alignment of the front rail wheels with the track – it might be necessary to adjust the position of the vehicle. 7. The front rail gear will now be lowered. a. Raise the rail gear up a bit to relieve the pressure on the pin lock. b. Remove the both pins from the upper holes. c. Lower the rail gear. d. Install the lock pins in the lower holes. 8. Engage the steering lock. 9. Drive the vehicle forward and backward a few yards to check vehicle’s operation and brakes. 10. Vehicle is now ready for rail travel. Removal of Vehicle from Rail 1. Find a suitable road crossing to remove the vehicle from the rail. 2. Put the vehicle’s transmission into park or neutral. Set the parking brake. 3. Engage the PTO hydraulic pump or start the auxiliary hydraulic power source. 4. The front will be raised first. a. Bump the rail gear down a bit to relieve the pressure on the lock pins. b. Remove both pins from the lower holes. c. Raise the rail gear into the road position. d. Insert the lock pins into the upper locking holes. 5. The rear will now be raised. a. Raise the rail gear b. The hook lock will automatically swing out of the way of the raising rail gear and swing into locking position. 6. Disengage the PTO hydraulic pump or auxiliary hydraulic power source. 7. Disengage the steering lock. 8. The vehicle is now ready to be driven on the road.