Rule 34: Arbitrary Allowances
RULE 34. ARBITRARY ALLOWANCES.
Note: The provisions of Rule 34 do not reflect the amendments thereto contained in the 6/25/64 National Agreement, and the 8/25/78 National Agreement, which are reproduced in Appendix "C".
(a) Turning Engines at Wye at Evanston and Rock Springs.
(1) Train crews will be allowed arbitrary of one hour at pro rata rate when required to turn their engine on wye at Evanston when it is their terminal.
(2) Pool freight train crews required to turn engine on wye at Evanston and leave it for use of another crew will be allowed local freight rates of pay for the trip.
(3) Train crews required to turn their engine on wye at Evanston on turn-around trip will be allowed one hour at pro rata rate.
(4) Time consumed in turning engine at Rock Springs when it is the crew's terminal will be considered initial terminal time and minimum terminal allowance will be one hour at pro rata rate, except when crew also performs yard switching for which payment is made under Rule 32(K), time consumed in turning engine on wye will be included with other penalty time.
(b) Train crews will be allowed an arbitrary hour at pro rata rate when required to turn their engine on wye at Rawlins on inbound trip.
(c) Train crews will be allowed an arbitrary hour when they actually assist in turning locomotives on manually operated turntables at Echo, Lawrence and Manhattan. The same allowance will be made when train crews actually assist in turning equipment on manually operated turntables at those points.