Rules and Regulations for the Government of Employes of the Operating Dept

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Page 65 - Columbia, shall confine the same in cars. boats, or vessels of any description for a period longer than twenty-eight consecutive hours without unloading the same in a humane manner, into properly equipped pens for rest, water, and feeding, for a period of at least five consecutive hours...
Page 4 - 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 18 - 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 19 - 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 15 - A blue flag by day and a blue light by Blue signal, 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.
Page 10 - Employes whose duties may require them to give signals must provide themselves with the proper appliances, keep them in good order and ready for immediate use.
Page 7 - A place designated on the time-table by name, at which a train may stop for traffic; or to enter or leave the main track; or from which fixed signals are operated. SIDING. — A track auxiliary to the main track for meeting or passing trains, limited to the distance between two adjoining telegraph stations. FIXED SIGNAL. — A signal of fixed location indicating a condition affecting the movement of a train.
Page 19 - Messages or orders respecting the movement of trains or the condition of track or bridges must be in writing. 104. Switches must be left in proper position after having been used. Conductors are responsible for the position of the switches used by them and their trainmen, except where switchtenders are stationed. A switch must not be left open for a following train unless in charge of a trainman of such train.
Page 16 - Trains of the first class are superior to those of the second; trains of the second class are superior to those of the third; and so on.
Page 14 - Rules 19, 20 and 21 two are prescribed will indicate. the same as two; but the proper display of all train signals is required.

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