Title 49

PART 218

Part 218 - Railroad Operating Practices

PART 218 - RAILROAD OPERATING PRACTICES Authority:49 U.S.C. 20103, 20107; 28 U.S.C. 2461, note; and 49 CFR 1.89. Source:44 FR 2175, Jan. 10, 1979, unless otherwise noted.

49:4.1.1.1.13.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
49:4.1.1.1.13.1.11.1SECTION 218.1
   218.1 Purpose.
49:4.1.1.1.13.1.11.2SECTION 218.3
   218.3 Application.
49:4.1.1.1.13.1.11.3SECTION 218.4
   218.4 Preemptive effect.
49:4.1.1.1.13.1.11.4SECTION 218.5
   218.5 Definitions.
49:4.1.1.1.13.1.11.5SECTION 218.7
   218.7 Waivers.
49:4.1.1.1.13.1.11.6SECTION 218.9
   218.9 Civil penalty.
49:4.1.1.1.13.1.11.7SECTION 218.11
   218.11 Filing, testing, and instruction.
49:4.1.1.1.13.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Blue Signal Protection of Workers
49:4.1.1.1.13.2.11.1SECTION 218.21
   218.21 Scope.
49:4.1.1.1.13.2.11.2SECTION 218.22
   218.22 Utility employee.
49:4.1.1.1.13.2.11.3SECTION 218.23
   218.23 Blue signal display.
49:4.1.1.1.13.2.11.4SECTION 218.24
   218.24 One-person crew.
49:4.1.1.1.13.2.11.5SECTION 218.25
   218.25 Workers on a main track.
49:4.1.1.1.13.2.11.6SECTION 218.27
   218.27 Workers on track other than main track.
49:4.1.1.1.13.2.11.7SECTION 218.29
   218.29 Alternate methods of protection.
49:4.1.1.1.13.2.11.8SECTION 218.30
   218.30 Remotely controlled switches.
49:4.1.1.1.13.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Protection of Trains and Locomotives
49:4.1.1.1.13.3.11.1SECTION 218.31
   218.31 Scope.
49:4.1.1.1.13.3.11.2SECTION 218.35
   218.35 Yard limits.
49:4.1.1.1.13.3.11.3SECTION 218.37
   218.37 Flag protection.
49:4.1.1.1.13.3.11.4SECTION 218.39
   218.39 Hump operations.
49:4.1.1.1.13.3.11.5SECTION 218.41
   218.41 Noncompliance with hump operations rule.
49:4.1.1.1.13.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Prohibition Against Tampering With Safety Devices
49:4.1.1.1.13.4.11.1SECTION 218.51
   218.51 Purpose.
49:4.1.1.1.13.4.11.2SECTION 218.53
   218.53 Scope and definitions.
49:4.1.1.1.13.4.11.3SECTION 218.55
   218.55 Tampering prohibited.
49:4.1.1.1.13.4.11.4SECTION 218.57
   218.57 Responsibilities of individuals.
49:4.1.1.1.13.4.11.5SECTION 218.59
   218.59 Responsibilities of railroads.
49:4.1.1.1.13.4.11.6SECTION 218.61
   218.61 Authority to deactivate safety devices.
49:4.1.1.1.13.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Protection of Occupied Camp Cars
49:4.1.1.1.13.5.11.1SECTION 218.71
   218.71 Purpose and scope.
49:4.1.1.1.13.5.11.2SECTION 218.73
   218.73 Warning signal display.
49:4.1.1.1.13.5.11.3SECTION 218.75
   218.75 Methods of protection for camp cars.
49:4.1.1.1.13.5.11.4SECTION 218.77
   218.77 Remotely controlled switches.
49:4.1.1.1.13.5.11.5SECTION 218.79
   218.79 Alternative methods of protection.
49:4.1.1.1.13.5.11.6SECTION 218.80
   218.80 Movement of occupied camp cars.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Handling Equipment, Switches, and Fixed Derails
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.1SECTION 218.91
   218.91 Purpose and scope.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.2SECTION 218.93
   218.93 Definitions.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.3SECTION 218.95
   218.95 Instruction, training, and examination.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.4SECTION 218.97
   218.97 Good faith challenge procedures.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.5SECTION 218.99
   218.99 Shoving or pushing movements.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.6SECTION 218.101
   218.101 Leaving rolling and on-track maintenance-of-way equipment in the clear.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.7SECTION 218.103
   218.103 Hand-operated switches, including crossover switches.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.8SECTION 218.105
   218.105 Additional operational requirements for hand-operated main track switches.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.9SECTION 218.107
   218.107 Additional operational requirements for hand-operated crossover switches.
49:4.1.1.1.13.6.11.10SECTION 218.109
   218.109 Hand-operated fixed derails.
49:4.1.1.1.13.7SUBPART 0
49:4.1.1.1.13.8.11.1.14APPENDIX Appendix A
   Appendix A to Part 218 [Reserved]
49:4.1.1.1.13.8.11.1.15APPENDIX Appendix B
   Appendix B to Part 218 - Statement of Agency Enforcement Policy on Blue Signal Protection for Utility Employees
49:4.1.1.1.13.8.11.1.16APPENDIX Appendix C
   Appendix C to Part 218 - Statement of Agency Enforcement Policy on Tampering
49:4.1.1.1.13.8.11.1.17APPENDIX Appendix D
   Appendix D to Part 218 - Requirements and Considerations for Implementing Technology Aided Point Protection