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                          IHB DAILY OPERATING BULLETIN No. 11-02
                                  0600 Friday, November 2, 2012
Bulletin Orders in Effect: S-1
Circular Notices in effect: 2012: No. 1 through No. 80
Circular Notices in effect: 2011: No. 74 through No. 80
S7A – Transportation Safety Rule of the Day 1726
S7C – Maint. Of Way Safety Rule of the Day 74.16
NORAC Operating Rule of the week: Rule 708

C.O.R.A. Update – NONE
C.O.R.A. Revisions:
BRC:     No. 3 9-10-12 BNSF:        None           CN: No. 2 12-16-11         CP:    No.2 8-27-12 CSXT: None
GCOR: No. 1 5-17-12 METRA:          None           NS: None                   UP:    No.6 9-26-12 IHB:    No. 2 10-7-12
The following e-mail address is currently available to report safety conditions and concerns:
Safety@ihbrr.com.
 IHB Timetable No. 2 effective 0001, CDST, October 7, 2012.
 General Orders in effect: 201.
A. Speed
                                                                  #1 Track #2 Track #3 Track Controlled Northwest
    Temporary Speed Restriction (MPH) in effect                                                      Siding       Wye
     IHB Mainline
        Between MP 35.63 and MP 36.23                          10 MPH      10 MPH      10 MPH
    Kankakee Line
        At Calumet
        Westward trains only and head end only                             10 MPH

B. New Timetable No.2 Effective 00:01 C.D.S.T. October 7, 2012
   Gibson and Blue Island T&E employees must obtain Timetable No.2 at their respective terminals. Argo and Norpaul
   T&E employees will obtain a copy of Timetable No.2 from the senior Road Forman of Engines or his designee.
   Maintenance of Way employees will obtain a copy of Timetable No.2 from their supervisor.

C. New IHB-1 Rules For Equipment Operation and Handling dated October 7, 2012 - in effect
   Gibson and Blue Island T&E employees must obtain new IHB-1 dated October 7, 2012 at their respective terminals.
   Argo and Norpaul T&E employees will obtain a copy of the new IHB-1 from the senior Road Forman of Engines or his
   designee. Employees must appropriately discard the old IHB-1 dated June 5, 2005.

D. C.O.R.A. Guide
   Page IHB-14 in the IHB Section and in IHB Revision No. dated 10-7-12 is changed to show the IHB West Dispatcher
   controls from CP 113 to CP Harvey. Foreign line crews must make the foregoing change to page IHB-14.

E. Safety Alerts
    Employees must use extreme caution when walking or working in the locations listed below.
    Be on the lookout for uneven footing, tripping hazards, material and/or equipment in the area.
    Work with care to avoid injury and be on the alert for the following:
   1. Gibson Terminal District
       a. Please be aware of an open trench and ongoing construction in the vicinity of the working lead (4-Lead) and
          Track 20 on the east end of the Relay Yard.
       b. On going construction in the vicinity of Whiting Yard.
       c. New switch installed on Gibson Shell Lead going into the new Buckeye Industry. Switch is secured with a
          S-109 lock. Switch operated derail 60 feet east of property gate.
       d. Michigan Avenue 21 Track is now connected with 22 track at south end of yard.
       e. High Security 109 lock installed on Track 11 at Calumet City Yard.
       f. Do not drive between the north side of track 24 stub and the ditch at Gibson. Employees that must walk at
          this location must keep away from the ditch.
       g. NEW 7 LEAD – is in service from Calumet Avenue Overhead Bridge through the Relay Yard. The new 7 lead
          switch west of Calumet Overhead will be secured with a S109 lock.
       h. Locations to be aware of CLOSE CLEARANCES:
                  Automatic derails west end of potash yard – no riding of equipment
                  NAPUCK – Employees must not ride side of equipment at this location.
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E. Safety Alerts (continued):
                 CLOSE CLEARANCE – Employees are prohibited from riding the side of equipment at the location
                    of high switch stand where Cast Armor Lead connects with CN Track.
                 CLOSE CLEARANCE – Switch position indication lights for the radio-controlled switches on Track 22
                    will not clear man on side of car on Track 23.
                 CLOSE CLEARANCE – Dwarf signal eastbound on No. 1 track at CP 502 will not clear man on side
                    of car.
       i. Permanent derail installed on Scrap Metal Services (SMS) Lead 17 feet west of yard access road.
           Normal position is on and must be secured with high security lock.
       j. When switching, take extra precaution when securing cars in tracks 14 thru 23 at east end of the Auto
           Yard and tracks 16 thru 25 at the west end of the Auto yard to avoid run outs.
       k. Rail lying along tracks at the following locations:
                Track panels between Tracks 7 and 10 at Whiting Yard
                Rail between Tracks 5 and 7 at Whiting Yard
                Michigan Avenue along Track 24
                Between CP42 and CP House on West side of No.4 Running Track
       l. Locations to be aware of walking conditions and/or bad footing:
                 Ongoing construction in the vicinity of the working lead (4-Lead) and Track 20 on the east end of the
                    Relay Yard
                 Tracks 1, 2 and 3 at Whiting Yard due to unloading of ballast in tracks
                 Between Tracks 19 through 23 at Gibson Relay Yard.
                 Newly installed drainage swale between Track 25 and Middle Road at the west end of Gibson
                    between Indianapolis Boulevard and yard access road crossing.
                 Newly installed switch heaters located on the east and west end of the Relay Yard.
                 Newly installed switch heaters located between CP Gibson and CP House.
       m. Whiting Yard, north end, the 3/5 switch is locked with a high security lock
       n. Safety glasses & hearing protection are required in the Roundhouse in all areas, at all times except for the lunch room.
      o. A permanent derail has been applied 95’ north of Indiana Dock switch on the American Terminal track

    2. Blue Island Yard Terminal District
       a. Access from the west end of Blue Island Yard to Ashland Avenue will be closed until further notice due to
          construction on Ashland Avenue.
       b. High Security 109 locks installed at 9 to 5 Crossover between CNIC overhead bridge and School Street.
       c. Locations to be aware of CLOSE CLEARANCES:
                East end of the Class Yard Tracks 21 and 22. Employees are prohibited from riding the side of
                    equipment between the switch points and clearance points between these tracks. Employees must
                    not position themselves between tracks 21 and 22 between the switch points and the clearance
                    points when cars are moving on either track between the switch points and the clearance points.
                CLOSE CLEARANCE – Do not ride the side of equipment at Durobag.
                CLOSE CLEARANCE on tracks BNY1 and BNY2 in the North Yard west end curve, employees are
                    prohibited from riding the side of equipment.
                CLOSE CLEARANCE on Cab Track BCAB and the Old Rip Stub Track, employees prohibited
                    from riding the side of equipment.
                CLOSE CLEARANCE conditions at west end of Hales Yard between #1 and #2. Will not clear a man
                    on side of car or dimensional shipments.
       d. Permanent derail installed 12 feet west of the gate on the Weaks Terminal Lead.
           Normal position is on and must be secured with high security lock.
       e. Permanent derail installed on Scrap Metal Services (SMS) Lead 17 feet west of yard access road.
           Normal position is on and must be secured with high security lock.
       f. Halsted Street Bridge, be aware of falling concrete/debris
       g. Locations to be aware of walking conditions and/or bad footing:
                Along 1 & 2 Industrial and the Ladder Lead – between Stewart Ave and IC overhead bridge.
                Bad footing on 5 & 6 Pocket Tracks on the east end of the East Yard, walk only on ballast surfaces.
                No walking between 3 & 4 lead retarders
                Bad footing in the vicinity of track #3 a the RIP due to gauge rods in gauge
                Open excavation approximately 700’ east of Pulaski on the Van Leer/Wireton Lead
                On the industry track between Wireton & 131 Street, bad footing from the south end of the
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                    runaround track to 131 Street
                Standing equipment near Old Rip Building and track no.1 Blue Island East Rip (BER)
                Tie plates distributed next to Runaround track north of 131 St. on Wireton (Alsip) Lead
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E. Safety Alerts (continued):
                No. 1 Main between MP 16 & CP 173, material distributed, uneven footing
                Excavation due to CSX Signal Construction in the vicinity of the west side of No. 2 main at MP 16.23
                CP 154, open hole due to excavation
       h. Rail lying along tracks at the following locations:
                Between No. 1 and Old Round House stub track.
                600’ of rail on Wireton Lead near Licorice track
                600’ of rail West of Pulaski near the curve
                Rail between tracks 8 & 10 in West Yard
                Rail along 9 Lead between IC overhead and Highlawn
       i. 45 Stub Track extended with stone pit; no walking west of derail
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      j. Open excavation along track No.1 at 123 Street crossing
      k. Employees are prohibited from using lit fusees while on Arkema’s site/property.

   3. Argo/Norpaul Terminal Districts
      a. Rose Yard – Permanent cement blocks installed in stub track close to Division Street.
      b. Do not park trains WITHOUT power on the Northwest Lead due to bad walking conditions and a large hole
         on the field side.
      c. Locations to be aware of CLOSE CLEARANCES:
               No Side Clearance on Either side of cars inside Pactiv, riding or walking.
      d. Permanent Derails with locks have been installed in Norpaul Yard, Track #36, (American
         Transload Facility), both east and west end of yard.
           High Security lock permanently installed on 36/27 switch on the east end of Norpaul Yard
      e. Rail lying along tracks at the following locations:
           Track 3 between Washington Boulevard and CP 359
           Between BO Siding and No. 2 Track between 79 Street and CP 258
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           Along Track 6 in Norpaul Yard
           Track No. 1 between Superior & CP McCook
      f. Locations to be aware of walking conditions and/or bad footing:
           Joe Lowe Lead from 15th Avenue to Paragon Molding. French drain installed along west side of track.
           OPEN EXCAVATION between the Controlled Siding and Illinois Brick switch.
           B&O Siding – In vicinity of Pepsico switch. Grade raised. Watch footing and use caution when
              operating switch.
           OPEN EXCAVATION adjacent to the B&O Siding approximately 800 feet east of 71 Street in the vicinity
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              of the Signode Company Gate.
           OPEN DITCH – Along the Controlled Siding at 71 Street
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           71 St MP 25.83 - north of 71 Street crossing and west of the B&O Siding 2 open excavations; and at
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              the same location between the B&O Siding and IHB No.2 Main Track 1 open excavation. Crews must
              avoid these two locations.
           CP Canal – open excavation – BAD FOOTING
           Track 1 has bad footing 25 Avenue to CP 384.
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           Track material lying along entire Argo New Yard Lead
           Bad footing and track material lying along tracks 2 and 3 in Argo old yard
      g. No.3 track at Norpaul has open excavation stone pit – NO walking in the area – Permanent derail applied
         in the middle of track 3
      h. Employees must not ride the side of equipment at CP McCook on the McCook Industry Track when adjacent
          to Vulcan Stone (Consumers) Track
      i. Open excavation along CN No. 2 track at CP Canal
                                                      D.D. Kelley, Transportation Superintendent




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