Grand Scales General Code of Operating Rules – First Edition – January 1, 2007
Safety is the first importance in the discharge of duty.
Obedience to the rules is essential to safety and is required.
To enter or remain in train service is an assurance of willingness to obey the rules and demands the faithful, intelligent, and courteous discharge of duty.
Cooperation is essential to success. Cooperation between employees is required for proper functioning under the rules and instructions.
Suggestions from employees intended to promote safety, economy, or improve service are solicited and will receive consideration.
The rules contained herein are issued for the purpose of incurring greater protection to the lives of employees, the public, the property of the railroad, and the traffic it transports.
The public judges a railroad by the appearance and conduct of its employees, quality of service, and condition of the property. Safe, courteous, considerate treatment of patrons is of first importance.