SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS


RULES OF THE OPERATING DEPARTMENT
Effective July 1, 1930

When it becomes apparent that a trip cannot be completed within sixteen hours, it is the duty of Conductor and Engineer to notify Superintendent promptly, giving at least two hours' advance notice.


STANDARD CLOCKS
Eng. Dispr.'s Office(Little Ferry)
Passaic Jet.
Hainesburg Jct.
North Hawthorne
Butler
SwartswoodJet.
Dispatcher's Office, Paterson


TIME TABLES

The term "holiday" as used in this time table applies to following days only: Memorial Day, May 30; Independence Day, July 4; Labor Day, September 2.
Trains operating over another railroad will be subject to rules and regulations of that railroad.


SIGNS. Additional to Rule 6.

D. Day train order office
N. Day and night train order office.
* Conditional Stop
F Stop to let off or take on passengers.
X Will not carry passengers.
N.B. Will not carry Baggage, Mail or Express.
H. Holiday stop.
Sat. Saturday.
Sun. Sunday.
Hol. Holiday.

Refers to symbols used in timetable schedules.


WHISTLE SIGNALS

Trains sound crossing whistle as per 14L approaching private crossing located 700 feet east of Boonton Ave., Butler.
Track and other repair gangs have been supplied with temporary whistle signs for the purpose of placing along tracks in advance of location where men are working. These signs are discs mounted on metal standards; disc painted with white background and the letter "W" painted in black. Engineers will acknowledge by sounding whistle: one short--one long--one short, to be repeated until reaching the point where men are working. The following whistle signal code will be used to call in flagman on the four-track territory between Jersey City and Croxton.

-Eastward-

Track 2 - - - -
Track 4 - - - - o
Track 3 (- o) - - - - o o
Track 1 (- o) - - - - o o o

-Westward-

Track 2 - - - - -
Track 4 - - - - - o
Track 3 (- o) - - - - - o o
Track 1 (- o) - - - - - o o o
  - = long; o = short

The following whistle signal code will be used to call hi flagraan on the four-track ton [tory between Granton Junction and Lundys Lane. On Tracks Nos. 1 and 2, same as standard code. On Track 4 calling in flagman from the west, four long and one short
Blasts of the whistle, thus - - - - o; on Track 3 calling in flagman from the east, five long blasts of the whistle followed by one short blast, thus,- - - - - o.


INSTRUCTIONS GOVERNING TRAINS MOVING AGAINST
THE CURRENT OF TRAFFIC

When necessary to allow a train to follow another train against the current of traffic, when such movements are made by train order, signalman must bring train to full stop before clearing any signal.
Unless otherwise provided, all trains moving against the current of traffic will stop before crossing drawbridges and proceed only under pilot protection of the bridge tender; and maintain speed not to exceed 5 miles per hour crossing draw span and until-rear car of train is clear.


MARKERS

Three- and Four-Track Territory

Tracks number reading from north to south.
Granton Jct.--Lundys Lane......3---1---2---4
Bergen Archways....................1---3---4---2
Trains will display markers in accordance with Operating Rules 19 and D19. Figure 9 will apply to trains running on Tracks 3 and 4, yellow or green next to Tracks I and 2. Trains between Croxton Tower and Jersey City Terminal Tower display markers red to rear on all tracks-Rule D19 modified accordingly.
Rule D19 is amplified as follows: Yellow or green lights to the front and side and red lights to the rear must be displayed before a train fouls the main track on which the current of traffic is in the direction the tram is moving.


CLASSIFICATION SIGNALS

The display of two white flags and two white lights, as required under Operating Rule 211 will be omitted in single track territory where no trams are scheduled, and in double or multiple track territory.


TRAIN REGISTERS

EdgewaterBeaver; LakeHainesburg Jct.

North Hawthorne; Sussex

Swartswood Jet.; Butler

M. & U. R. R. Jct.; Stroudsburg

Trains not scheduled to stop at station at which train registers are located may register by throwing off train register slip, except when displaying signals for following section when train must stop and conductor register train in person.

When registering trains, write out in full the color of signals displayed; when not displaying signals write out in full "No Signals," sign name and initials, and use no ditto marks.


SUPERIORITY OF TRAINS

Eastward trains are superior to westward trains of the same class unless otherwise specified.


CLEARING OF TRAINS

Trains will not leave initial station on single track without a clearance Form A or B when operator is on duty. Extra trains except passenger extras will start from their initial point and proceed on two or more tracks without running orders.


MOVEMENTS OF TRAINS

Trains making maximum time, or receiving Special Orders to run at a higher rate of speed, will run expecting to overtake trains making minimum or schedule time.

Trains entering passing siding in single track territory to permit opposing trains to pass, will move with caution over first crossing protected by automatic flagman or bell, after leaving siding, if such crossing is within 2000 feet of the end of siding.

Employes' motor ears operating through interlocking plants will not proceed over switches without proper signal indication, and when passing tower will notify towerman.

On two or more tracks, employes' motor cars will not pass an interlocking tower while train is passing, unless they receive hand signals from towerman.

The four tracks between Croxton Tower and Jersey City Terminal Tower are reversible; trains in either direction will proceed from these points on receipt of proper signal indication, and be governed by intermediate automatic signals. Rule D261 of operating rules.

Tracks between JR Tower and OS Tower through Bergen Tunnel are reversible; trains in either direction will proceed from these points on receipt of proper signal indication and be governed by signal located at west end of Tunnel.

When the top light or arm of a two-unit signal or the top or middle light or arm of a three-unit signal cannot be cleared for a main track movement, after the train has come to a full stop, the lever-man may allow the train to proceed on a restricted speed signal under Rule 290 of Operating Rules.


RULES FOR THE OPERATION AND SUPERVISION OF
AIR BRAKE, STEAM HEAT EQUIPMENT AND
CAR LIGHTING SYSTEMS
Effective 1931

Running test provided for in Rule 525 will be made before descending grade entering Bergen Archways in both directions.


RATING FOR ORDINARY TRAINS

Train tonnage will be determined by Chief Train Dispatcher. Trains will be given maximum rating unless otherwise directed.


GRADE CROSSINGS

Except where interlocking signals are in operation, trains and engines must come to full stop not less than 200 nor more than 800 feet from railroad crossing at grade.

Automatic grade crossing interlocked signals, NY&GL Ry. and NYS&W. RR at Pompton Jct.

Two-unit color light grade signals located 200 feet from crossing to govern movement m each direction on both railroads. Signals consist of a top unit indicating stop or proceed, and a lower unit of a fixed red light as location signal.

A time release to work in conjunction with grade crossing signals is located in box at crewing, with instructions for operation.

A train finding signal in stop position, member of crew will proceed to crossing and after ascertaining no train approaching on other railroad, will work release and train proceed on signal indication.

In event signal fails to clear after release has been operated, train will move over crossing under flag protection.

Automatic block signal rules dated July 1, 1930, will govern.

Telephone located at crossing connects with Butler station.


Trains operating over DL&W RR at Hyper-Humus will come to full stop at Stop sign and be governed by a tilting board signal, located at intersection of NYS&W RR and DL&W RR. Horizontal position indicates Stop. 45-degree diagonal position indicates proceed after stopping.

This signal is interlocked with DL&W RR signals. DL&W RR signals must be placed in Stop position by operating lock type lever before setting tilting board in proceed position. Normal position Proceed for DL&W RR Stop for NYS&W RR.

6.00 A.M.-11.00 A.M., 12.01 P.M.-3.00 P.M. Signal operated by Agent. During hours Agent not on duty and on Sundays and Holidays, signal will be operated by member of train crew.

After NYS&W RR train has cleared crossing, tilting board signal must be immediately set in horizontal pesition and DL&W RR signal in proceed indication.

Trains operating over L&H Ry. crossing at Sparta Jct. will come to full stop at Stop sign and be governed by a tilting board signal, located at intersection of NYS&W RR and L. & H. Ry.

Horizontal position indicates Stop. 45-degree diagonal petition indicates proceed. This signal is equipped with shunt control and when in proceed position, will place L&H Ry home signals in Stop position.

Conductor will communicate with L. & H. Ry. Train Dispatcher on telephone at west end Station, obtain permission to proceed, then operate signal with lever on side of signal pole. After train is clear of crossing, signal to be restored to Stop position and locked.

Interlocking tower, Franklin Jet., closed 10.00 P.M. until 6.00 A.M.During this period signal indication will be:
NYS&W RR Stop Indication
L. & H. Ry. Proceed Indication

To operate over L. & H. Ry. Crossing, member of crew will obtain permission from L. & H. Ry. Train Dispatcher by telephone located on pole adjacent to crossing. When permission is obtained from L. & H. Ry. Train Dispatcher and train proceeds over L. & H. Ry., signal will be shunted to Stop position as soon as train on NYS&W RR Track occupies circuit.


CROSSOVER MOVEMENTS

In case of emergency, when it becomes necessary for a passenger train to make an irregular move at

Croxton

N. Y. S. & W. R. R. trains from eastbound to westbound N. R. R. or vice versa at Croxton Tower. Train will be brought to a stop and operate 5 miles per hour through crossover.


SPECIAL ORDER BOOKS AND BULLETIN BOARDS

Eng. Dispr.'s Office
(Little Ferry)
No. Hawthorne
Hainesburg Jct.
Passaic Jct.
Butler
Stroudsburg
Little Ferry Jct.
(Yard Office)
Paterson
Swartswood Jct.
Hanford


YARD LIMITS--INDICATED BY SIGNS
Edgewater Hackensack Pompton Jct.
Edgewater Branch Lodi Branch Butler
Little Ferry Jct Passaic Jct Beaver Lake
Little Ferry Passaic Branch Sparta Jct.
Ridgefield Park Paterson Hainesburg Jct
Bogota North Hawthorne Franklin to Franklin Jct.
  Stroudsburg Hanford


RULES GOVERNING MANUAL AND CONTROLLED MANUAL BLOCK SYSTEMS, AUTOMATIC BLOCK SYSTEM AND INTERLOCKING
Effective July 1, 1930

Trains between Granton Jct. and North Hawthorne will be governed by Automatic Block Signal Rules.

Trains between North Hawthorne and Oak Ridge, will be operated under Manual Block Rules (Rule 317B) except that during hours Block Office at Oak Ridge is closed, trains operating west of Butler will be governed by train order and timetable rights.

Indications of Manual Block Signals do not supersede Rule 93.

Day or Night Train Order and Block Offices are specified as opening and closing at certain times, but it is frequently necessary to have them open at hours before and after the time specified for opera-tion, and train, will be governed by the signals at such points, regardless of the time specified for operation. Trains entering a Block under permissive indication displayed at a day and night Block Signal office will operate as per Rule 289 to the next day and night Block Signal office, regardless of a "proceed" signal that may be displayed at intermediate day or night Block Signal office, except when enginemen have positive information that the day or night Block Signal office is actually in operation. If a stop signal is displayed, trains will stop and ascertain cause.

Tracks 3 and 4 between Granton Jct. and Lundys Lane are not governed by Block Signals.


TRAIN ORDER SIGNALS

North Hawthorne westbound located on east end of Station,Stillwater, Blairstown, Hainesburg Jct.
Swartswood Jct. for both N. Y. S. & W.--L. & N. E. R. R. trains. Red light by night, or arm horizontal by day, indicates train order.

Conductors finding signal in this position must immediately report for orders at the telegraph or telephone office.

Green light by night, or arm proceed by day, indicates no orders.


FIXED SIGNALS

Points Where Interlocking Home Signals are Used as Train Order Signals:

See rule 221-a, Rules of Operating Department effectiveJuly 1, 1930.

Granton Jct.


Points Where Block Signals are Used as Train Order Signals:

See rule 221-a, Rules of Operating Department effectiveJuly 1, 1930.

Wortendyke Campgaw Newfoundland
North Hawthorne(WB) Oakland Oak Ridge
Butler    


MISCELLANEOUS

Locomotives in regular pusher service or otherwise must not couple
on trains while in motion.

Only members of crews manning work or wreck trains are permitted to give signals governing movement of such trains or portion of trains. Locomotive engineers of these trains must not accept signals given by other than members of train crew except "Stop" signals given in emergency.

Locomotive cranes operating under their own power will remain standing when a train is passing on adjacent track.

Flagman must be stationed on rear car of passenger trains between Jersey City and Croxton, provided with red and white lantern lighted and placed on rear end of rear car both day and night.

Signals 011, 012, 013 and 014 located at Cole St., Jersey City, are designated grade signals, passenger trains are authorized to pass these signals in Stop position at Restricted Speed.


SPEED RESTRICTIONS

Miles per Hour
Passenger Trains, Granton Junction and Wortendyke: 60
  Wortendyke and Butler. 50
  Butler and Charlotteburg. 35
  Charlotteburg and Beaver Lake. 40
Freight Trains:  
  Granton Jct. and Butler 40
  Butler and Beaver Lake 25
  Class 8 Engines, Granton Jct. and Passic Jct 35
All Trains:  
  Beaver Lake and Swartswood Jct 30
  Swartewood Jct. and Hainesburg Jct 35
  Hainesburg Jct. and Stroudsburg 30
Trains hauling wrecking derrick, eight-wheel swivel truck cranes, steam shovels or other similar pivoted machinery:
Jersey citer and Butler 30
Butler and Stroudsburg 20
Edgewater Branch 20
Edgewater Tunnel 20
Tracks 3 & 4 Lundys Lane & Granton Jct 15
Bridge 8.77, Bellmans Creek 40
Class R and S Engines Bridge 8.77 Bellmans Creek 15
Little Ferry Drawbridge 30
Between hours 12.01 A.M. and 6.00 A.M. trains and engines
over Bergen Turnpike Crossing, Little Ferry
5
Fort Lee Road Crossing, Bogota 25
Hackensack Drawbridge 25
Hackensack Drawbridge Class R. & S. Engines 15
Curve on Lodi Branch, Lodi Jct 5
Trains operating against current of traffic over Maple Ave.Crossing and Rochelle Ave. Crossing, east and west of
Rochelle Park Station
15
Through City Limits of Paterson extending from Passaic River Bridge to Riverside Bridge 25
Paterson City Branch 15
End of double track, Riverside 20
Curves east and west of Midland Park, M.P. 24.80 to M.P.
25.25
50
Oakland Bridge 30
Oakland Bridge Class N. Engine 20
N. Y. & G. L. Railway Crossing, Pompton Jct 15
Mile Post 37.00 to M. P. 37.50 east of Butler 15
Class G15A-B, H20B, H21, J2 and K1 Engines over Bridges
38.75 and 39.32, west of Butler
15
Class G15A-B and J2 Engines double head over Bridges
38.75 and 39.32, west of Butler
10
Bridges 43.78 and 43.98, west of Charlotteburg 15
Bridge 45.88, east of Oak Ridge 15
Bridges 49.08, 49.53 and 49.92, east of Stockholm 15
Curves between Oakridge and Stockholm, M.P. 49.25 30
First Curve east Beaver Lake 30
Class G15A-B and J2 Engines over Bridge 59.87, Sparta 15
Class G15A-B and J2 Engines double-headed over Bridge 59.87, Sparta 10
Trains over Stats Road Crossing, between Halsey and Hyper-Humus 5
Curves M.P. 71.16 to 71.31 Swartswood 30
Curves M.P. 72.96 to 73.17 east of Stillwater 30
Curves M.P. 74.31 to 75.31 Stillwater 30
Curves M.P. 79.28 to 81.12 Marksboro 30
Curves M.P. 82.77 to 84.24 Blairstown 30
Curves M.P. 85.76 to 86.08 Vails 30
Curves M.P. 88.25 to 89.04 Hainesburg 30
Over Columbia Road Crossing Columbia 5
Bridge 96.88, Delaware River 10
Curve at New Dam east of Stroudsburg to M.P. 100.50 10
Bridge 101.67 15
Light engines, or with cabooses only, are restricted to 15 miles
per hour below the permissible speed when handling a train,
with a maximum of 40 miles per hour.
 
Trains hauling dead engines 20
Freight trains handling loaded covered hoppers and loaded Erie
series 37000 cars
40
Loaded cars carded Form 5432 30
Freight trains handling loaded serf-clearing hopper cars (except
covered hopper cars and Erie series 37000), and freight cars
with six-wheel trucks, unless otherwise provided.
30
Conductors will notify engineers before leaving terminal
whether or not such equipment in train and engineers will
not leave terminals until so notified.
 
Trains entering or leaving sidings or yards, passing from double
to single, single to double track, or through crossovers unless
otherwise provided.
10
Engines must not be operated backward at a speed to exceed 15 miles per hour on curves, over grade crossings, or through crossovers, and must not exceed 25 miles per hour at other points. Engines must not be operated backward beyond a point where a turn table or wye is located without authority from the Superintendent. Engines without engine trucks must not be operated to exceed a speed of 15 miles per hour.  
Class J-2 engines must not operate over Flange Frogs.  


ENGINE RESTRICTIONS

LITTLE FERRY:

Yard Track 3 and Upper Tail
Track 3 (New Yard), also
Yard Tracks 4, 5, 6, and 7
(Old Yard) Class S engines.
General Chemical Al1 engines, except B-5-6.
Yard Tracks 4, 5, 6 (Old Yard). Clearance between these tracks will not permit engines to pass. In addition, the use of these tracks for handling wide box cars (automobile type) is prohibited.

EDGEWATER BRANCH:

Bridge No. 10.81 All engines, except B-5-6, C-1-3,
C3A, H-20, H-20B, H-21,
2lA, 2lB, J-2, N-1-2-3. When
an N class engine is passing
over bridge 10.81, no other
engine shall be on the other
track on bridge at the same
time.

EDGEWATER:

Northern Extension All engines, except B-5-6.
Southern Extension, not includ-
ing industries All engines, except B-5-6, J-2,
H-21, 2lA, 2IB, C-1-3-3A,
N-I.
Southern Extension-Industries... All engines, except B-5-6. Class J-2 engines can operats in Ford Plant only.
Yard tracks D-4 to D-8 inclusive.. An engines, except B-5-6.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Passenger trains starting from Butler and North Hawthorne occupy main track three minutes before schedule leaving time without protection.

Automatic cut-out with cut-in device at Utter Ave. Crossing, west of North Hawthorne, controls located at Northeast corner of crossing. Trains performing switching movements in vicinity of this crossing will operate this device and member of crow protect crossing.

Automatic cut-out with cut-in device at North Hawthorne, controls located on north side of track between water tank and main track switch east end of yard. Trainmen will operate this device when engines are taking water to eliminate unnecessary operation of automatic crossing flagmen.

To insure operation of automatic flagman at Van Winkle Ave. Crossing west of North Hawthorne, westbound trains passing block signal west of station in stop position will not exceed 5 miles per hour over Van Winkle Ave. Crossing.

Single track between Riverside and North Hawthorne is equipped with Traffic Route Control. Trains or engines may proceed on proper signal indication without regard to train or timetable rights against opposing trains or following superior trains. It is forbidden to accept a proceed indication if there is any known cause that will prevent making usual running time.

Westbound movement from double to single track will be governed by signal located 225 feet east of Fifth Avenue, Riverside.

Color light dwarf signal located between main track150 feet east Fifth Avenue will govern movement from eastbound main track to single track.

Eastbound trains departing North Hawthorne are governed by signal located 400 feet east North Hawthorne Station.

End of double track Riverside is equipped with automatic Spring Type Switch, normal position, eastward track.

Interchange switch Hawthorne, equipped with electric lock controlled by Operator, North Hawthorne.

Trains finding signal at Riverside in stop position will call Operator at North Hawthorne on telephone for instructions.

Train orders are not required between Riverside and North Hawthorne.

Trains will stop and flag over Washington Ave. crossing on Hawthorne interchange.

Automatic flagman at Central Avenue and at Warburton Ave., North Hawthorne, are so connected as to start operating when signal at North Hawthorne is set in clear position. Following rules will govern: No. 1--Operator at North Hawthorne will not clear signal No. 3 for eastbound trains until train departs from station. No. 2---All trains and engines moving east from North Hawthorne when eastbound signal located 400 feet east of station is not clear, or cannot be cleared, will come to full stop before proceeding over Central Avenue and proceed at ten miles per hour over Warburton Ave. Crossing.

Automatic signals located at Little Ferry Drawbridge and at Hackensack Drawbridge are equipped with square end blades. Train finding these signals in STOP position with smash board signals m CLEAR position will flag across Drawbridge and proceed inaccordance with Rule 509B, Rules of Operating Department.

Class R and S Engine restrictions:
West of Passaic Jct.;
Edgewater, Lodi and Passaic Branches;
Must not pass on main tracks between Granton Jct. and Passaic Jct.
All sidings except:
No. 1 yard track west of crossover of water crane Coalberg Yard.

Eastbound freight trains must not obstruct private crossing at Babbitt on time of westbound passenger trains scheduled to stop at that station.

Passenger trains, except commuter trains, will stop clear of crossing, Bogota.

City ordinance, city of Hackensack, provides that no train or car shall be permitted to obstruct any public street in excess of five minutes.

Passenger trains will stop clear of Main St. Crossing, Hackensack. Between 5.30 A.M. and 9.15 A.M., when eastbound passenger trains are due at Hackensack, freight trains will clear Main Street Crossing.

The chutes and reloading towers at Coalberg storage plants do not clear a man on top of a car; trainmen and others working about the plant must exercise extra precaution to guard against injuries.

Class J-2 engines are restricted from operating on Herman Coal
trestle, Vreeland Ave., Paterson.

Trains stopping at Paterson will stop with coaches east of Ellison St.

Junction of Paterson City Branch and eastbound main track at Paterson is equipped with automatic spring type switch, normal position for Paterson City Branch. Eastbound trains on eastbound track will complete entire movement over spring switch before a reverse movement is made.

Trains or engines operating between Paterson (Broadway) and Paterson City will stop and flag over Madison Ave., East 18th Street and Straight Street Crossings.

Lodi Branch is restricted to engines heavier than Class N.

Trains will stop and flag over Main Street, State Highway Route No. 6 Crossing east of Lodi, State Highway between Main and Market Streets, and Market St. Crossings, Lodi Branch. Trains operating on Lodi Branch between sunset and sunrise will station two members of crew with red and white lanterns, one on each side of track at center of highway and stop highway travel before mov-ing train over these crossings.

Trains will stop and flag over Market St. Crossing, and State High-way Route 6 Crossing, Passaic Branch.

Passaic Branch is restricted to B5-B6, H20B-C, H21, H21A-B, J2 Class Engines.

A speed of five miles per hour must not be exceeded while operating on trestle serving the Botany Worsted Mills and Forstmann & Huffman Co., at Passaic.

Midland Ave. Passaic Jet. Ail trains between 8.45 P.M.-5.00 A.M. Week Days: 8.45 P.M. Saturdays to 5.00 A.M. Mondays, stop and flag over crossing.

Engines are restricted on Crew Piece Dye Works siding at East Paterson.

Diamond Bridge Ave., Hawthorne, 4.45 A.M. to 9.00 P.M. Sundays, all trains stop and Flag over crossing.

Engines are restricted Tracks 6 and 8 east end yard North Hawthorne.

Goffle Road, Midland Park, 9.05 P.M. to 4.45 A.M. Daily, all trains stop and flag over crossing.

When trains met at Campgaw and eastbound train takes siding, westbound train will run at a speed not to exceed five (5) miles per hour, over Pulis Avenue Crossing, west of Campgaw station, account Flasher signals not operating under such conditions.

Oakland Ave., Oakland, 6.00 A.M. to 6.10 P.M. Sundays, all trains
stop and flag over crossing.

Trains of 3 coaches or lees stopping at West Oakland will stop coaches opposite platform west of Road Crossing.

Wanaque Ave. Crossing, Pompton Lakes between the hours of 6.45 A.M. and 7.00 A.M.--and of 5.00 P.M. and 5.15 P.M. Sundays, train stop and flag over crossing.

Passenger trains eastbound, stop clear crossing Pompton Lakes. Train crews doing switching in Pompton Powder Mill siding must station member of crew on the end car.
Trains leaving cars on passing trains in Old Powder Mill switch, Pompton Lakes, must cut crossing.

Operation of engines on siding of American Hard Rubber Co., Butler, is limited to J-2, from main track to crossing on side tracks.

Class K-2-3-4-5, N, H21A, H21B and H20C Engines are restricted
from operating west of Butler.

Class K-1 and H21 engines may be operated to Franklin.

Class H20B engines are restricted west of Green Pond Junction.

Engines must not be double headed over any structure on N. Y. S.& W R. R. west of Butler, except: Class G15A-B and J2, Butler to east end of Bridge 96.88 and west end of Bridge 96.88 west to Stroudsburg; L. & N.E. Class EI3-E14 between Swartswood Jct. and Hainesburg Jct.

Boonton Ave., Butler, 9.30 P.M. to 4.20 A.M. Week Days and 9.30 P.M. Saturdays to 3.20 A.M. Mondays, all trains stop and flag over crossing.

Beaver Lake, junction of Hanford Branch and Main Line, normal position Crossover switches, Hanford Branch.

Swartswood Jct. and Hainesburg Jct.; Junctions of N. Y. S. & W. and L. & N. E. RR-Normal position of switch L. & N. E. RR

Trains will stop, and flag over Broad Street Crossing, Stroudsburg.

Trains leaving cars standing on Gravel Place Branch, Stroudsburg, will place them 300 feet west of second road crossing.

Cars of more than 160,000 lbs. gross weight are restricted between Butler and Swartswood Jct., Hainesburg Jct. and Stroudsburg.

Trains or Engines will stop not less than 20 feet from Main St. Crossing Stroudsburg, Gravel Place Branch and protect movement on Crossing by flag.

Bridge 96.88 over Delaware River is limited to J-2 and G15A-B class engines, motor cars 5000 series and 160,000 lbs. maximum gross weight of car and lading. Engines must not be stopped or started on bridge span and must not be double headed over bridge.

Boutens Trestle, Blairstown is restricted to 100,000 lbs. minimum gross weight.

Train movements between Little Ferry Junction and west end of Edgewater tunnel will be governed by yard limit rules.

Positive block signals at each end of Edgewater Tunnel will govern normal direction of traffic through tunnel.

When signals indicate "STOP," trains will not pass them. When signals remain in "STOP" position for a period of five (5) minutes, trains or engines so held will communicate with yardmaster at Edgewater or Little Ferry Junction Yard; if necessary, trains so held will start flagman through tunnel and after flagman has pre-ceded train for a period of fifteen (15) minutes, train will proceed under this protection.

These signals do not govern movement over crossover, located just inside the east end of tunnel. Normal position of this crossover for main track when not being used for switching movements.

A loud ringing alarm bell located at east end of tunnel will announce the approach of trains on eastbound track from Little Ferry Junction for a distance of two thousand (2000) feet west of the signal at west end of tunnel. The loud ringing bell is to give information to switching crews that they must keep clear of eastbound tunnel track in order to give the eastbound train coming from Little Ferry Junction a clear signal

An indicator showing (2) red lights is located over east portal of tun-nel at Edgewater; when one or both of these lights are lighted, the presence of a train on eastbound tunnel circuit is indicated. When only one of the two lights on this indicator is lighted, it must be reported to the Yardmaster at Edgewater or Little Ferry Jct.

Switching crews must not enter on the eastbound tunnel track when two-light indicator shows track occupied.

Special circuits have been installed-for the protection of light engines and for trains of five (5) cars or less and are to be operated in the following manner:

WESTBOUND-Light engine or train, after receiving signal to "PROCEED," will stop after passing the westbound signal at east end of tunnel and press for a period of ten (10) seconds a button located in a box installed on east end wall of tunnel. After this has been done engine or train win proceed to signal bridge at west end of tunnel, stop, and press for a period of ten (10) seconds a button located in box on west side of bridge pillar.

EASTBOUND---Light engine or train, after receiving signal at west end of tunnel to "PROCEED," will stop after passing eastbound signal on signal bridge and press for a period of ten (10) seconds a button located /n telephone box on eastbound side of signal bridge. After this has been done engine or train will proceed through tunnel and stop at relay case located 100 ft. east of east portal of tunnel and press for a period of ten (10) seconds a button located in box on side of relay case.

All westbound trains and engines will register departure from Edgewater.

Reverse movement through Edgewater Tunnel will be made only on authority of Yardmaster at Edgewater or Little Ferry Junction. When Class N Engines are moved over Bridge 10.81 Edgewater Branch no other engine will be permitted on Bridge on opposite track.

End of track circuit on eastbound Edgewater Tunnel track ends 200 feet east of east portal of Tunnel on Eastbound Southside running track. End of circuit is indicated by a white marker post
"Eastbound engines or trains moving to Edgewater (Southside) on Eastbound tunnel track will clear the white marker post as soon as yard conditions will permit after arrival at Edgewater and cars left standing on this track should be clear of marker, except when yardmaster issues instructions to the contrary."


HOURS DURING WHICH BLOCK STATIONS ARE IN OPERATION

Wortendyke.---6.00 A.M.-10.00 A.M., 11.00 A.M.-3.00 P.M. Sun-days and Holidays closed.

Butler---4.55 A.M.-8.55 P.M.

Campgaw--5.00 A.M.-0.00 P.M. Sundays closed.

Oakland.--7.15 A.M.-4.15 P.M. Sundays and Holidays closed.

New Foundland.--7.50 A.M.-10.30 A.M. Sundays and Holidays closed.

Oak Ridge--7.30 A.M.-10.30 A.M., 11.30 A.M.--4.30 P.M. Sun-days and Holidays closed.

Sidings

Capacity

North Hawthorne 23 Cars
Wortendyke 55 "
Campgaw 36 "
Oakland 19 "
Pompton Lakes 15 "
Bloomlngdale 49 "
Butler 30 "
Macopin Siding 30 "
Oak Ridge 50 "
Sparta Jct 20 "
Halsey 12 "
Stillwater Siding 71 "
Blairstown 69 "
Hainesburg Jct 44 "

General Instructions

Conductor and trainmen, departing from each station, must make the announcement "The next station is ," and arriving at each station, call the name of that station twice, clearly and distinctly, in each coach.

When stationed alongside their train at Jersey City Station, they must indicate their trains by using the words "On this side" instead of "On your left" or "On your right. "

When announcing train at Jersey City, train must be called" N. Y. S. & W." and not ' Susquehanna.

Immediately before departure of passenger trains from Jersey City a member of the train crew must announce inside the cars, the destination of the train.

In connection with the rules for Operating Steam Heat on Passenger Trains, trainmen on eastbound trains must have steam blown out from equipment before arrival at Jersey City.

Uniformed agents of Union News Co. will be permitted to sell their merchandise on passenger trains under direct supervision of conductor.

Conductors and trainmen when opening doors in passenger cars for the purpose of handling passengers at stations must see that doors are properly latched open.

Conductors and trainmen must keep toilet doors locked while trains are in Jersey City and other large stations and have them unlocked on westbound trains before passing Croxton, and when leaving other stations.

Passenger train employes must close windows of passenger cars before leaving their trains at terminals.

Uniformed employes must not wear uniform caps while dead-heading on passenger trains.

Employes must not occupy seats in passenger trains to the exclusion of paying passengers and must vacate seats when paying passen-gers are standing.

Employes in train and engine service, while dead-heading, must not take part in card games.

Passenger conductors and trainmen must prevent passengers des-tined to terminal stations from riding beyond station platforms and prevent passengers from boarding trains at such terminals until trains arrive at stations.

Passenger conductor and trainmen must not touch passengers boarding and leaving cars, except small children, invalid or feeble passengers, but they must stand prepared to give assistance should it be warranted.

Passenger conductors must remit cash collections daily.

Passenger conductors must report at Dispatcher's office, Jersey City, for orders thirty minutes before leaving time of each train, except in case of crews on short turn around time conductors will report as soon as possible after arrival.

Lost articles found on trains, boats or about stations must be turned in or forwarded under register to Lost and Found department, Jersey City. If unclaimed for 30-day period, articles will be surrendered to finder. Perishable articles will not be retained beyond a reasonable time.

Conductor will arrange for search of each car in train after passengers are unloaded for lost articles and will report any unauthorized person who attempts to search equipment.

Conductors must keep record of seals on carload lots of baggage, such as theatrical baggage, and be prepared to furnish full information m case claim is made for loss.

When trains are instructed to omit regular stops, conductors and trainmen must be careful to make announcement so that passengers will not board train for stations at which stops are omitted. Where a train has sidetracked and is to give its passengers to following train, conductors must get in touch with Dispatcher as to steps train will make in handling passengers and make announcement to passengers regarding the steps.

At highway Grade Crossings equipped with automatic warning signals, but not equipped with cutout controls and no crossing watchman on duty: When a train or engine steps or is switching, or cars are left standing within operating limits of automatic high-way crossing signals, causing warning signals to operate more than 5 minutes, member of crew or other qualified employe must be stationed at the crossing, to direct highway traffic and pedestrians' safely over crossing and make every effort to avoid delay to such traffic.

Under no circumstances must a car without brake (either air or hand) be handled behind caboose even when chained. A car may be handled behind caboose when necessary, provided the air can be coupled through and is in working order or when there is a good hand-brake available, but in doing so car must be chained to the caboose and a trainman stationed on such car.

At the completion of each trip, when a caboose is to be unoccupied, conductors and trainmen must know that the fire is removed from the stove and all lights extinguished before leaving same.

When a car is set out of a train at any point on account of a hot journal, trainmen will extinguish fire before leaving car.

Freight conductors must transcribe tonnage carefully from way-bills to wheel reports and add up the tonnage in transit. In case total tonnage does not agree with tonnage reported out of terminal, they must telegraph the Superintendent from the first available point, advising him the correct tonnage of the train.

Conductors must examine carefully releases held by attendants in charge of live stock to see that they are in proper form and date and that the attendant is the signer of the release.

Freight conductors must show on their train slips the time of arrival of their trains at terminals.

Freight conductors must leave at stations where they take on or leave cars, train slips properly filled out to show the cars so handled.

Passenger trains when blocked off by freight train at a station will wait until freight train clears and passengers have had opportunity to board train. When delay will exceed 5 minutes, communicate with Train Dispatcher. This does not apply to commuter trains.

Cars placarded "Explosives" must be placed in through freight trains near the middle of the train, and at least 15 car lengths from the engine, electric locomotive or motor car, and at least 10 car lengths from the caboose, if the length of the train will permit. Cars placarded "F, explosives" may be placed in local freight trains, not closer than one car length from the engine, electric locomotive or motor car or caboose.

Train or engine crews, using sidings leading from the main track, and finding switch lights unlighted, must light same and make report to Superintendent.

Trainmen before entering a car containing gasoline, must leave the car door open a sufficient period of time to allow gases to escape before ending the car with a light.

Employes must observe passing trains, and if any hot journals, defective brakes, defective running gear, flat wheels, etc., are observed, trainmen will be notified by use of following code:

HOT JOURNALS.
By day--Hold nose with first finger and thumb of right hand and point down toward track with left hand.
By night--Hold lantern in hand by the guard wires around the globe and swing in small vertical circle.
CONNECTIONS DRAGGING.
By day or night - give stop signal.
CAR DOOR SWINGING OR ABOUT TO FALL.
By day--Raise hand above head and hold it stationary.
By night-Same signal with lantern, in addition give stop signal.
BRAKES STICKING.
By day--Shove hand in sliding movement from body.
By night--Same signal with lantern, in addition give stop signal.
FLAT WHEELS.
By day--Place palms of both hands together in horizontal position.
By night--Hold lantern at arm's length with globe in horizontal
position.
ALL CLEAR.
By day or night--Proceed signal.
Care will be taken that the above code signals are not used with passing trains as a sign of greeting.