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Kind of Work.

Manner of Reporting.

Items To Be Included.

Replacing Other Track State amount and kind. If truck- All operations required to re

Material not Specified ing is done, show amount of move old material and install Above

material, distance trucked, new. Separate time consumed (Acçt. 220-d)

whether on hand or push car, loading, unloading and truck. and number of flagmen used... ing.

Cloaning Switches

(Acct. 202-b)

State number cleaned.

Include time cleaning frog, switch

and derail.

Cleaning Snow and Ice

(Acct. 272)

State number of switches Include time cleaning frog, switch

cleaned. Make separate report and derail.
of cleaning platforms.

Cleaning Weeds

(Acct. 202-b)

State number of feet cleaned and Removing weeds from ballast

kind of ballast, and give loca- and scuffing shoulder.

Cleaning Right of Way

(Acct. 202-b)

State amount cleaned by feet of Removing miscellaneous scrap, track and give location... drift, dirt and other material

from tracks and right of way.


(Acct. 202-b)

State amount mowed by feet of Cutting and disposing of brush, track, number and width of

grass, weeds, etc. swathes and give location.....


(Acct. 202-a)

State location, amount in feet and Constructing or cleaning tile or

method. If wheelbarrow is open ditches. Include time used, state number of loads and placing and removing plank distance wheeled. Ii ditching for trucking, laying and removcar is used, give same informa- ing track for ditching cars, tion

loading, trucking and unloading dirt. If steam ditcher is used special report to be made.


(Acct. 202-c)

State distance covered in miles. When track walker is tightening

bolts or doing other work while patrolling make separate charge.


(Acct. 220)

State amount and kind of ma- | Loading, unloading, trucking and

terial, distance trucked,wheth- flagging. Any material haner on hand or push car, and dled on hand, push or motor number of flagmen used..


Loading and Unloading

(Miscellaneous Material)

(Acct. 220)

State amount and kind of mate Unloading, carrying and piling

rial and kind of car, whether material or carrying and load-
box, flat, gondola or hopper ing material.
moving or standing...

Wasting Slag and Refuse- State kind of car, number of cars Unloading and spreading slug and (Acct. 202-8) unloaded and location..

refuse. If tracks are thrown or raised in connection with unloading make separate distribution of time.

Cleaning Ballast

(Screens or Forks)

(Acct. 202-b)

State number of cribs and depth: Removing ballast from shoulder,

feet of shoulder width and cribs and center ditch, cleaning depth; and feet of center ditch, with forks or screens, replacing giving depth and track centers. cleaned stone, dressing ballast

and disposing of refuse.


Kind of Work.

Manner of Reporting.

Items To Be Included.


Distribute time to the following Stripping track: Digging out (Preparing roadbed and ap- items:

and disposing of old ballast plying ballast, Acct. 220-a. Feet of track stripped, feet of from cribs, center ditch and Applying ties, Acct. 220-b) roadbed prepared, number of shoulders. (If old ballast is

ties renewed, number of ties used to build standard roadrespaced, feet of track ballast

bed section, charge second ed, number of cars of ballast handling to Preparing Roadunloaded, feet of first raise, bed.) feet of second raise, feet lined, Preparing Roadbed: Widening feet of track dressed and and preparing subgrade to re amount trucked. For details ceive ballast. of reporting each separate item, Renewing Ties: Carrying new see instruction for reporting tie less than 100 feet, remov. that particular item....

ing old tie, carrying 50 feet and piling for burning, placing new tie, placing plates, spiking to gauge, temporary surface

and flagging. Respacing: Cracking up spikes,

driving ties to place and drir. ing down spikes. Unloading "Ballast: Releasing

ballast cars. First Raise: Jacking up track

4' to 6' tamping and flagging. Second Raise: Jacking up track

4' to 6' tamping to final surlace

and flagging Lining: Throwing to standard

centers and detail lining. Dressing: Dressing center ditch

and shoulders to standard section.

Surface and Raise Out of State number of ties renewed, Renewing ties: Carrying new

Face and Renew Ties-- number of ties respaced, feet of tie is less than 100 feet, crib(Applying ties, Acct. 220-b. track surfaced, feet of track bing out, removing plates, re. Surfacing track, Acct. 220-e) lined and feet of track dressed. moving old tie, placing des

If ties are trucked state num- tie, replacing plates, carrying

ber and distance trucked.... and piling old tie for burning, il If runoff at end of day's work is less than 50 feet.

tamped as solidly as other Respacing: Driving tie to place.
track raised, one half of it may Surfacing: Cribbing, jacking up
be included in "Feet of Track track, tamping and flagging.
Surfaced." For details of re- Lining: Breaking down shoul;
porting each separate item, see der, lining track, replacing and
instructions for reporting that dressing ballast.
particular item..

Dressing Ballast: Unloading

ballast to refill cribs, dressing cribs, shoulder and centre ditch.

Separate distribution of time must be made for any items of work not covered by the above list.

Time charges for one item must not run over into the charge for another item. For instance, in surfacing, if there is any lining or gauging, a careful separation must be made to each class of work and not lumped as surfacing.

The time consumed loading, unloading and trucking material is in all cases included in the cost of applying the material, but a separate distribution of the time consumed on this work must be made.

The time fagging must in all cases be charged to the work being protected.

REPORTING “OTHER DEPARTMENT” WORK In order that the time spent on work for other departments may be properly separated from the time spent on the various items of maintenance work the following list of charges to “Conducting Transportation” and “Motive Power" is given as a guide:

Cleaning stations.
Cleaning towers.
Cleaning cinders from tracks at designated points.
Cleaning refuse from cars.
Handling coal at tipples.
Handling coal at water stations.
Handling coal at stations and towers.
Handling coal for engines.
Lighting switches and station lamps.
Throwing switches.
Renewing batteries--Interlockers.
Renewing batteries-Semi-automatic signals.
Renewing batteries-Automatic signals.
Feeding and watering stock.
Burying stock.
Pumping water.
Hauling water.
Handling engine sand.
Transferring freight.
Handling baggage.
Handling U. S. mail.
Assisting hostler.
Handling stoves, furniture and station supplies.
Handling ice.
Watching crossings.
Repairs to outside property account accidents.
Recharging fire extinguishers.
Draw bridge operation.
Floating equipment operation.
Unloading slag-wasting.

Repairs to freight cars.
Repairs to passenger cars.
Repairs to floating equipment.

Repairs to work equipment. The items of work listed above must be scheduled by the Supervisor when possible and when so scheduled will be posted on Daily Record Sheet (Exhibit G) under Supervisor's Schedules and the detail shown on a supplementary statement accompanying the monthly report. Likewise items of “Ungraded Work” will be posted as provided for in instructions.

Any items of work contained in the above list which are not scheduled by the Supervisor and which are not classed as "Ungraded Work” will be posted on Daily Record Sheet (Exhibit G) under "Unscheduled Other Departments" and graded at 67 per cent.


Miscellaneous work which is not covered by a standard schedule will be scheduled by the supervisor as follows:

The supervisor from his experience will estimate conservatively the time which would be required to do the work under ordinary conditions. This estimate will represent an average performance of 67 per cent efficiency from which the standard hours representing 100 per cent efficiency will be computed by taking 67 per cent of the supervisor's estimate and shown on the dispatch.

On the Monthly Record of Track Work Efficiency (Exhibit “H”), there is a column headed "Total Payroll Hours," the total of which must check with the totals shown on the payrolls. This is not possible if any time is omitted; therefore, all work of whatever nature performed by track men must be recorded. All work not scheduled will be posted in a column headed "Ungraded Work,” entering the actual hours only; no standard hours or percentage will be shown.

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