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The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society

1943 Rules For The Governing Of The Operating Department

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Table of Contents (Page Links below TOC)

Cover
Page 2 - Book Assignment
Page 3 - Activation Date & Time
Page 4 - General Notice
Page 5 through 8 - General Rules
Page 9 through 11- Definitions
Page 12 - Operating Rules
Page 14 - Standard Time
Page 15 - Time Tables
Page 17 through 53 - Signals
Page 53 - Use of Signals
Page 55 - Superiority of Trains
Page 55 thorugh 62 - Movement of Trains
Page 62 through 66 - Exceptions
Page 67 through 74 - Rules for Movement by Train Order
Page 74 through 79 - Train Order Signals
Page 80 through 99 - Forms of Train Orders
Page 100 - Specifications for Train Order Form and Books for 31 Orders
Page 102 - Specifications for Train Order Form and Books for 19 Orders
Page 104 - Clearance Form A
Page 105 - Block Signal, Centralized Traffic Control and Interlocking Rules
Page 107 - Rules Governing the Movement of Trains in the Same Direction by Block Signals
Page 108 - Rules Governing Opposing and Following Movement of Trains by Block Signals
Page 109 through 123 - Fixed Signals
Page 123 - Manual Block System
Page 124 through 132 - Signalmen
Page 132 - Engine and Train Crews
Page 134 - Automatic Block System Rules
Page 134 through 138 - Engine and Train Crews
Page 138 - Centralized traffic Control Rules
Page 139 through 141 - Engine and Train Crews
Page 142 through 144 - Hand Operation of Dual Control Switch Mechanisms
Page 144 - Dispatchers and Signalmen
Page 145 - Spring Switch Rules
Page 147 - Interlocking Rules
Page 147 through 152 - Signalmen
Page 152 - Engine and Train Crews
Page 153 - Signal Maintainer
Page 155 through 157 - Standard Speed Limit Signs
Page 158 - Camp Car Sign
Page 160 through 190 - Duties of Subordinate Officers and Employes

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