Special Instructions governing the movement of trains within the limits of the Toronto Terminals Railway Company
1. Except as affected by the following instructions, all train and fixed signal rules and special instructions of the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway Companies will apply the Uniform Code of Operating Rules applies to the employees of the respective Companies while operating within the limits of the Toronto Terminals Railway Company.
2. Toronto Terminals Railway Company Limit Boards are located as follows:
C.N.R. Bala Subdivision At Interlocking Signal 206. C.P.R. Toronto Terminals Subdivision At Interlocking Signal 205. C.N.R. Oshawa Subdivision At Interlocking Signal 171. C.N.R. Freight Tracks At Interlocking Signal 283. C.N.R. Oakville Subdivision 840 feet West of Bathurst Street overhead bridge. C.N.R. Brampton Subdivision 910 feet West of Bathurst Street overhead bridge. C.P.R. Toronto Terminals Subdivision 910 feet West of Bathurst Street overhead bridge.
3. Within these limits movements on any track in either direction will be made by fixed signal indication or, where there is no fixed signal, on hand signal given by a switchtender on the ground which must be authorized by the train director. Intervals prescribed by Rule 91 will not be maintained.
4. A trainman or yardman must ride on the rear end of the rear car of every train or draft movement being handled by yard or road engine. If rear end car is without end door or vestibule, trainman or yardman will take a conspicuous position as near the rear as possible to guard against the possibility of accidents when his train or engine stops or is moving under circumstances in which it may be overtaken, and must take such action as is necessary to warn any following movement of the presence or location of his train or engine, and to provide further protection when movement is stopped the trainman or yardman on rear end must immediately take a position on the ground to protect his train or movement, except in the territory between John and Scott Street Interlocking Stations. When a light engine is unaccompanied by a trainman or yardman, these duties will be performed by the fireman.
5. During foggy, smoky or stormy weather or when view of track ahead is obscured, enginemen, trainmen or yardmen must take every precaution to prevent accidents. Where men may be at work on tracks, to attract their attention, the engine bell must be rung, speed reduced and if necessary whistle sounded. When passenger equipment is pushed by engine air whistle must be sounded.
6. When passenger equipment is pushed by an engine, trainman or yardman must know that air-brake equipment is coupled through from front of leading car to engine, and in an operative condition; that back-up hose is coupled to air-brake hose on front of leading car, test same and know it is in proper working order, then take a conspicuous position on leading end of leading car and signal to engineman by hand or communicating signal.
7. When freight equipment is pushed by an engine, trainman or yardman must take a conspicuous position on leading car and signal to engineman by hand signal.
8. Enginemen must so regulate their fires as to prevent unnecessary smoke and steam.
9. Toilets in passenger cars must be kept locked.
Bathurst Street Zone—Non-Interocking
10. Bathurst Street Zone, Non-Interlocked, extends from a point 300 feet West of Spadina Avenue overhead bridge on tracks Nos. 5 and 6 and from Spadina Avenue overhead bridge on tracks Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 to the west limit boards. All switches in this zone are hand operated and all movements must be made prepared to stop unless the track is seen to be clear.
11. There are six tracks between John Street Interlocking Station and stop boards located 1,150 feet west of Spadina Avenue overhead bridge and are numbered from No. 1 on the North to No. 6 on the South. There must be a thorough understanding between train directors of John Street Interlocking Station and Cabin "D" before any movement, in either direction, is authorized over these tracks.
12. Eastward movements from Oakville Subdivision eastward track are governed by a color light dwarf signal located 1,100 feet west of Bathurst Street overhead bridge.
Indications are: Red — Stop. Yellow — Proceed at slow speed, prepared to find the track occupied, a car foul, a switch open, a broken rail, or other obstruction.
13. Eastward movements from C.N.R. Brampton Subdivision are governed by a home signal located 1,512 feet west of Bathurst Street overheard bridge. All movements must come to a stop before passing this signal.
14. Eastward movements from C.P.R. Toronto Terminals Division are governed by a home signal located 1,022 feet west of Bathurst Street overhead bridge. All movements must stop before passing this signal.
15. Westward movements must stop at stop-boards located on all six tracks 1,150 feet west of Spadina Avenue overhead bridge and then proceed only on hand signal given by switchtender. Movements from tracks Nos. 1 and 2 will proceed on hand signal to color light dwarf signal located 875 feet west of stop boards and be governed by signal indication:
Indications are: Red — Stop. Yellow — Proceed at slow sped, prepared to find track occupied, a car foul, an open switch, broken rail or other obstruction.
16. Westward movements on the C.N.R. Brampton Subdivision and C.P.R. Toronto Terminals Division are governed by home signal located 590 feet west of Bathurst Street overhead bridge and south of tracks. This signal is equipped with dummy mast and is identified by lunar white light. The upper arm governs C.N.R. Brampton Subdivision movements; the lower arm governs C.P.R. Toronto Terminals Division movements.
17. Westward C.N.R. Brampton Subdivision main track movements over C.P.R. Tecumseh Street railway crossing at grade are governed by home signal located on south side of C.N.R. Brampton Subdivision eastward main track, and 1,050 feet west of Bathurst Street overhead bridge. This signal is equipped with dummy mast and is identified by lunar white light.
18. Leverman at Tecumseth Street Interlocking Station must notify train director at Cabin "D" of movements approaching from the west, stating whether C.N.R., C.P.R., passenger or freight and also C.P.R. movements to or from King Street shed and then be guided by instructions from train director at Cabin "D".
19. The Interlocked Zone extends from Signal 206 on the C.N.R. Bala Subdivision and Signal 205 on the C.P.R. Toronto Terminals Subdivision, located just north (east on C.P.R.) of Don, also from Signal 171 on the C.N.R. Oshawa Subdivision, located 1,050 feet east of Cherry Street Interlocking Station, to Signal 514, located 300 feet west of Spadina Avenue overhead bridge on tracks Nos. 5 and 6 and to Spadina overhead bridge on tracks Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, and also to Signal No. 283, located 560 feet west of Scott Street Interlocking Station. Interlocking rules apply except as modified herein.
20. Signals mounted on station train shed must be respected as dwarf signals. Signals Nos. 30, 1057, 3319, 02 and 712 located outside the Interlocked Zone and Nos. 225, 232, 233, 234 and 236 located between Scott Street and Cherry Street Interlocking are of the color light type and when displaying a red indication are Stop and Proceed Signals. All other signals in the Interlocked Zone are interlocking signals.
21. Rules 629, 663, 670-A and 674 are not applicable.
22. There are six tracks between Jarvis and Parliament Streets, numbered from No. 1 on the north to No. 6 on the south. North of track No. 1 a non-interlocked service track extends from Jarvis to Sherbourne Street.
23. Hand operated switch, located at Sherbourne Street, and connecting Eastern Harbour Terminal track with track No. 6 is equipped with an electric lock under control of Scott Street Interlocking Station.
24. Hand operated switch on the service track at the west side of Jarvis Street leads to two sidings north of service track. Stop signs are placed at the fouling points of the first track 222 feet west of Jarvis Street and the second track 380 feet west of Jarvis Street. All trains and engines using these tracks must stop at stop-board and proceed only after switches have been properly set and secured. Normal position of switches is for the service track and first track north.
25. Dwarf Signal 533, located 275 feet west of John Street Interlocking Station on the north side of tracks, governs eastward movements into the three north side tracks.
26. When necessary to make a movement against an interlocking signal which is inoperative, such movement may be made only after the movement has been stopped, track and switches in the route inspected by signal maintainer, and then only on understanding been enginemen, trainmen or yardmen and signal maintainer on the ground. When making such movement, thorough understanding must be had between train director and signal maintainer. Such movements proceeding on verbal instructions must move at restricted speed to next signal and then be governed by aspect displayed.
27. A reverse movement within the limits of the interlocking, or forward movement after making a reverse movement, must not be made without proper interlocking signal indication. If a reverse movement is to be made, this may be done only after a member of the crew assures himself that the signal in the rear of such reverse movement displays a yellow aspect.
28. Telephones, in boxes painted white, are located at various points in yard and afford direct communication with Cherry Street, Scott Street and John Street Interlocking Stations.
29. Interlocking Stations are equipped with Electric Sirens. The following signals will be observed:—
One long — All movements will stop immediately. Two long — All movements having proper signals indication may proceed.
30. Trains must not be started from station until conductor has received permission from station master who must first clear platform inter-communication signal light to green.
31. On any storage track west of Station Platforms and east of John Street Interlocking station air brake must be bled off and hand brake applied on any car or cars left thereon.
32. Cherry St.—Trains when stopping to lift cars from Canal Track must leave train back a sufficient distance so that after lift is made, entire train will be south of signal bridge located immediately south of Eastern Avenue Crossing mileage 1.74.
All tracks in Station.
Canadian Pacific Express Company's Building.
Canadian National Express Company's Building.
Spadina Avenue Overhead Bridge.
Bathurst Street Overhead Bridge.
Employees riding on side of cars or engines are warned of restricted clearance at dwarf signals and low switch stands within the limits of Toronto Terminals Railway Company.
Permanent slow orders
Thirty miles per hour within the limits of the Toronto Terminals Railway Company except as otherwise restricted.
Fifteen miles per hour over Eastern Avenue crossing. (B.T.C. 79286).
Eastern Avenue—All yard and transfer movements over this public crossing at grade must come to a stop, regardless of position of crossing gates, and such movements will only proceed on hand signals given by member of the crew after observing gates are in down position.
Fifteen miles per hour between west limit boards and Spadina Avenue overhead bridge.
Parliament Street (Low Level Tracks)—All movements will stop clear of crossing and then proceed on hand signal from trainman or yardman, who will protect movement over crossing.
Toronto (Centre of Station) 0.00 West John Street (Interlocking Station) 0.41 Spadina Ave. (overhead bridge) 0.69 Bathurst Street (overhead bridge) 1.09 CabinD 1.18 East Scott Street (Interlocking Station) 0.30 Jarvis Street 0.52 Sherbourne Street 0.72 Parliament Street 0.99 Cherry Street (Interlocking Station) 1.23 Eastern Avenue (gate tower) 1.74 Don 1.96
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