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Guidelines for Writing Railroad Operating Rules

  • 01
  • Jul
  • 1973
AUTHOR: Donald B. Devoe and Anne W. Story
ABSTRACT: This report constitutes an aid to persons or groups who must create or revise railroad operating rules. It provides guidance for avoiding confusion, ambiguity and misconceptions in the wording of rules. Content, style and organization are discussed, with illustrations of both desirable and undesirable practices taken from current codes of operating rules.