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Activities after 12 hours of time on duty or the 24-hour point in a duty tour
• Waiting for and in deadhead transportation from duty to a point of final release is the
only allowable railroad-required activity after an employee has 12 hours of time on duty,
or after the 24-hour point in a duty tour. See Chapter 4, Deadhead from duty to a point of
• A train crew is not waiting for deadhead transportation when:
o Transportation has not been ordered for the crew, or transportation is available but
the crew is required to remain with the train.
In these circumstances, the crew is considered to be monitoring the train (which is
commingled service), NOT waiting for deadhead transportation, and this time will
count as time on duty.
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