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