Southern Railway Company

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The Company, 1899 - Railroads - 202 pages
 

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Page 5 - GENERAL NOTICE. To enter or remain in the service is an assurance of willingness to obey the rules. Obedience to the rules is essential to the safety of passengers and employes, and to the protection of property.
Page 28 - 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 28 - 19 " 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. Each operator receiving the order should observe whether the others repeat correctly. When the order has been repeated correctly by an operator, the response "complete," and the time, with the initials of the , will be given by the train dispatcher.
Page 32 - Dispr — for Train Dispatcher. Opr — for Operator. 31 or 19 — to clear the line for Train Orders, and for Operators to ask for Train Orders. S D— for "Stop Displayed.
Page 19 - A blue flag by day and a blue light by night, displayed at one or both ends of an engine, car, or train, indicates that workmen are under or about it. When thus protected it must not be coupled to or moved. Workmen will display the blue signals and the same workmen are alone authorized to remove them. Other cars must not be placed on the same track, so as to intercept the view of the blue signals, without first notifying the workmen.
Page 21 - At meeting points between trains of different classes the inferior train must take the siding and clear the superior train at least five minutes, and must pull into the siding when practicable. If necessary to back in, the train must first be protected as prescribed by Rule 99, unless otherwise provided. An inferior train must keep at least five minutes off the time of a superior train in the same direction.
Page 27 - ... and with it recorded the names of those who have signed for the order; the time and the signals 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 26 - 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 40 - Turin and Rome. When an order has been given to "work" between designated points, no other extra shall be authorized to run over that part of the track without provision for passing the work extra. When it is anticipated that a work extra may be where it cannot be reached for orders, it may be directed to report for orders at a given time and place, or an order may be given that it shall clear the track for (or protect itself after a certain hour against) a designated extra by adding to...
Page 24 - ... from the rear of his train and place two torpedoes on the rail ten yards apart (one rail length...

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