RULES OF THE OPERATING DEPARTMENT
EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 30, 1952
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\ Engine Dispatchers’ Office
/ Train Dispatchers’ Office
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Trains operating over another railroad will be subject to rules, special instructions and timetables of that railroad. Normal operation involves operating over the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad between Hammond and Chicago.
Between Griffith and Hammond the tracks of the C. & O. R. R. and Erie R. R. will be operated as joint double track. Erie R. R. rules and time table will govern.
SIGNS. Additional to Rule 6.
B. Stop on signal to pick up passengers for Chicago.
C. Stop to discharge passengers from Chicago and receive passengers for Youngstown and east.
M. Reduce speed to 40 miles per hour to discharge U. S. Mail.
Q. Reduce speed to 30 miles per hour to discharge U. S. mail.
R. Reduce speed to 50 miles per hour to discharge U. S. Mail, daily except Sundays.
Trains scheduled to make flag stops at stations where no employe is on duty to give the necessary signal, will approach such points prepared to stop and will come to a full stop if there are any persons on the platform.
GENERAL SPEED RESTRICTIONS.
Miles per Hour.
Passenger trains on tangent track
Passenger trains on curved track not otherwise restricted
Express and equipment trains with freight cars
Loaded cars carded Form 5432
All classes of yard engines, including road switchers, when operating as a single unit running light
Yard engines, Classes SA (except SA-3), SB, SE, MSA and MSL, when operating or being towed in train
Special Mechanical Department instructions will govern the movement of yard engines Classes SA-3 and SG when operated light or being towed in train
Trains hauling dead steam engines unless otherwise provided
Trains hauling wrecking derrick
Trains handling 8-wheel swivel truck cranes, steam shovels and other similar pivoted machinery
The pivoted machinery listed immediately above is to be hauled on the rear of train, not more than 15 cars from caboose.
Trains handling spreader cars
Spreader cars will be handled with blades in trailing position unless otherwise authorized by Superintendent.
Conductors will notify engineers before leaving terminals whether or not such equipment in train, and engineers will not leave terminals until so notified.
All trains entering or leaving sidings or yards, passing from double to single track or single to double track or through crossovers, except as otherwise provided
All trains passing through No. 15 crossovers at the following locations: Eastward and Westward, HN Tower, SJ Tower, DA Tower, Kingsland, Bolivar, Newton, RS Tower, Wilders and Kouts; Westward Griffith, Eastward Griffith C & O trains only, Eastward HY Tower
(Between C. & O R. R. Crossing, Marion, and Huntington Station)
Curves 1 and 2, Marion Yard, MP 0.34 to MP 0.48, eastward track
Curve 3, Marion Yard, MP 0.48 to MP 0.49, westward track
Curves 4 and 5, MP 0.68 to MP 1.05, eastward track
Curves 6, 7, 10 and 11, MP 2.10 to MP 3.53, eastward track
Curves 8 and 9, MP 2.42 to MP 2.52, westward track
Curve 24, SJ Tower, MP 50.75 to MP 51.00, eastward and westward tracks
Between Reese Ave., Lima and Metcalf St., Lima, eastward and westward tracks
All trains over crossing frogs and curves between MP 79.20 and MP 79.45 at Ohio City, eastward and westward tracks
Curve 38, East of Decatur, MP 95.64 to MP 95.89 eastward and westward tracks
Curve 46, East of Huntington, MP 124.86 to MP 125.35 eastward track
Curve 46, East of Huntington, MP 124.85 to MP 125.34 westward track
(Between Huntington Station and State Line Tower)
Curve 47, West of Huntington, MP 126.77 to MP 127.04, eastward and westward tracks
Curve 48, West of Huntington, MP 127.29 to MP 127.49, eastward and westward tracks
Curve 49, West of Huntington, MP 128.47 to MP 128.75 eastward track
Curve 49, West of Huntington, MP 128.49