Motorcar operations on this
railroad are a privilege. Let’s help ensure future runs by being extra
safe while on the property.
This will be a long day of
motorcar operations. Please be well rested at the start of the day.
Wear proper footwear for the
environment. Leather boots with steel toes preferred. Please no
open toe shoes.
Restricted speed: Always
be able to stop your car within one-half the sight distance.
Automobiles have the right of way. We plan to have flagmen in
place at the major crossings. Details at the safety meeting.
Additional Items to keep in
Always be on the alert for moving equipment while working near any Railroad
tracks or facilities.
Do not step or walk on the top of the rail, frog, switches, guardrails, or
other track components.
In passing around ends of standing cars, engines, railroad machinery, and
other on-track equipment, leave at least one railcar length (50 feet) between
yourself and the end of the equipment.
Avoid walking or standing on track at any time.
When it is necessary to walk or work on track, always keep a sharp lookout in
both directions for approaching trains.
Before stepping or crossing tracks, look in both directions first. The same
is true when walking around machinery and equipment on and about the tracks.
Do not sit on, lie under, or cross between cars except as required in
performance of your duty and only when track and equipment are under proper
In multiple track territory, do not stand on one track while a train is
passing on another.
Always expect movement at any time, on any track, in either direction.
Always keep in mind that a split second of inattention can result in a