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APPENDIX 5 Sample Operating Rulebook Table of Contents While each system's rulebook may be organized differently they all cover similar themes in a way appropriate to their system and culture. The list below reflects the content typical of oper- ating rulebooks and can serve as a good checklist for topical inclusion in a rulebook for Shared- Track Operations. 1. TITLE PAGE (showing date, issuing authorities, version) 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS 3. TERMINOLOGY, DEFINITIONS, AND AUTHORIZED ABBREVIATIONS 4. GENERAL RULES 5. REPORTING FOR DUTY 6. MISCELLANEOUS SIGNALS 7. TAMPERING 8. INSPECTION OF EQUIPMENT 9. MOVEMENT OF TRAINS 10. PROTECTION OF TRAINS 11. TRACK PERMITS and TRACK PERMIT CONTROL SYSTEM 12. GENERAL SIGNAL RULES 13. SIGNAL ASPECTS AND INDICATIONS 14. AUTOMATIC BLOCK SIGNAL SYSTEM 15. INTERLOCKINGS AND CONTROLLED POINTS 16. RADIOS AND TELEPHONES 17. MOVEMENT OF TRACK CARS, FOREMEN AND TRACK CAR DRIVERS 18. CONTROLLERS (CONTROL CENTER) 19. TRAIN OPERATORS 20. GENERAL LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT RULES 21. LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT STREET RUNNING 22. TRACK PERMIT FORM and ILLUSTRATION Customer service and emergency/accident/incident responses are often treated in separate documents manuals. 100