New HO Operating Rules – 01/16/16

GSMRRC OPERATING RULES – HO LAYOUT

DURING PUBLIC VIEWING OPERATING HOURS

EFFECTIVE 1/16/2016

GENERAL:

  • DISPATCHER IS RESPONSIBLE AND IN CHARGE WHEN THERE ARE 2 OR MORE TRAINS ON THE SAME MAINLINE RAIL (EAST/WEST).
  • SPEED LIMIT IS 37 to 42 MPH.
  • ALL TRAINS MUST RUN THE SAME SPEED AS OTHERSĀ ON THE SAME RAIL (EAST/WEST) ON THE MAINLINE ONLY (yard speed is controlled by engineer who should have train under control at all times).
  • ALL MAINLINE TURNOUTS ARE CONTROLLED BY DISPATCHER ONLY.
  • ALL TRAINS MUST HAVE CABOOSE OR FRED AT END OF TRAIN.
  • ALL TRAIN LENGTHS (ENGINE(S), CAR(S) AND CABOOSE) MUST NOT EXCEED THE RED LINE IN STAGING AREA.
  • ALL ENGINES AND ROLLING STOCK MUST BE IN GOOD RUNNING ORDER.

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