Rights of Trains on Single Track: A Complete Examination for Employes on the Standard Code and Other Recommended Train Rules

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Railroad gazette, 1904 - Railroads - 477 pages

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Page 17 - TIME-TABLE. — The authority for the movement of regular trains subject to the rules. It contains the classified schedules of trains with special instructions relating thereto. SCHEDULE. — That part of a time-table which prescribes the class, direction, number and movement of a regular train.
Page 16 - To enter or remain in the service is an assurance of willingness to obey the rules.
Page 225 - 31" train order has been transmitted, operators must (unless otherwise directed) repeat it at once from the manifold copy in the succession in which the several offices have been addressed, and then write the time of repetition on the order. Each operator receiving the order should observe whether the others repeat correctly.
Page 211 - Train orders must be addressed to those who are to execute them, naming the place at which each is to receive his copy. Those for a train must be addressed to the conductor and engineman, and also to any one who acts as its pilot. A copy for each person addressed must be supplied by the operator.
Page 7 - When a train stops or is delayed, under circumstances in which it may be overtaken by another train, the flagman must go back immediately with stop signals a sufficient distance to insure full protection.
Page 17 - RIGHT is conferred by train order; CLASS and DIRECTION by time-table. RIGHT is superior to CLASS or DIRECTION. DIRECTION is superior as between trains of the same class.
Page 24 - YARD. — A system of tracks within defined limits provided for the making up of trains, storing of cars and other purposes, over which movements not authorized by Time-table, or by train order, may be made, subject to prescribed signals and regulations.
Page 63 - Stop. Apply brakes. Release brakes. Flagman go back and protect rear of train. Flagman return from west or south. Flagman return from east or north. When running, train parted ; to be repeated until answered by the signal prescribed by Rule 12 (d)* Answer to 12 (d).f Answer to any signal not otherwise provided for.
Page 455 - ... which show when and from what offices the order was repeated and the responses transmitted; and the train dispatcher's initials. These records must be made at once, and never from memory or memoranda. 206. Regular trains will be designated In train orders by their numbers, as "No 10...
Page 100 - A signal imperfectly displayed, or the absence of a signal at a place where a signal is usually shown, must be regarded as a stop signal, and the fact reported to the 28.

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