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Building Structures for Your Garden Railway. NebraskaZephyr If I may offer a few observations: By Dennis Winger Posted on April 20, State Railroad Museum with tourist excursion ride. We can add forms for radio assignments, maintenance of way forms, or other forms that your railroad has created for your own use.

It would be great if they could operate into Henderson and that would be possible if the city owns the line. Rather, its primary intention was to standardize operating practices to the extent practicable while still preserving the flexibility of individual railroads urle either modify or omit rules at their discretion.

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If it’s still UP property I doubt that they’ll be rlue to operate on it without a huge amount of arm twisting and political pressure. The GCOR rules are intended to boko railroad safety. Been a long time since I’ve been there. Here’s a link to the GCOR book: One reason IRM has its own rulebook is the GCOR not only contains large portions like boook chapters on cab signals and ATC that do not apply, it is also silent on many things regarding steam and electric car operation.


The General Code of Operating Rules Committee GCOR and the Operating Rules Association ORA are federations of railroad operating rules officers with common interest in the evolving advancement and common safety for their employees, customers and the general public while supporting the best interest of the nation.

Login or Register now. Forms have been created with ease of data entry in mind. The full set of GCOR rules is divided into 17 chapters. As with all SDS products, we will customize the system to the user’s needs. There’s a company that had copies for sale online let me send you the link.

You’re going to need a user id and password to access the UP site. You will wind up taking entire chapters of the GCOR out of service on your own property, not uncommon on many short lines. Form entry is simple, with a screen set up to mimic the traditional paper form. Preview the June issue of Rulee Railways magazine.


Christmas in the backwoods. IF UP is going to allow you to operate over their track and that should not taken as a giventhen they will certainly provide some resources to help you do it safely.

The switches operated are dule on the Operations Summary report that can be printed out. As any longtime railroader will tell you, every rule in the book was “written in blood”.


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Edited 2 time s. Nothing is listed in the book; Google doesn’t help either. The best way to see the ROCS family of products is for us to demonstrate it live. If you have any further questions, please feel free to PM me.

The SCOR, however, was never intended to be used as a working rulebook. Perhaps that was The Railway Educational Bureau. We have our own rulebook and UP has theirs.

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Just because you get a connection to the UP doesn’t necessarily mean you will fall under the full FRA rules. By signing up you may also receive occasional reader surveys and special offers from Garden Railways magazine.

Most likely under GCOR, you would operate under rule 6.

By this I mean that the FRA is overworked and doesn’t want to get mixed up with RR museums, until forced to by accidents, lawsuits, and what not. The user selects physical locations for the form, and the system adds rulr mileposts. Anyone have contact information for the General Code of Operating Rules committee? At present, most Class I railroads in the U.