Portland / Pasco Run Through
Local Chairman BLE
Vancouver, WA 98682
Mr. J. R. Clark
Local Chairman BLE
The Dalles, OR. 97058
As a result of those discussions, we have agreed to the following implementations:
The crew operating the assignments in Vancouver – Pasco interdivisional service ( currently trains 002/691, 620/665, 664/011) will have established on – duty times, with crews called to run or deadhead within four (4) hours of the established on duty time.
The Rabanco garbage train (currently trains 675 / 676) interdivisional assignments between Vancouver and Pasco will have as established on duty time. Crews will be called to run or deadhead within twelve (12) hours of the established on duty time. The two crews in this assignments will start on alternating days, departing the away from home terminal (Pasco), as nearly as possible upon completion of their rest.
The Rabanco garbage train (currently trains 677 / 678) five-day turn – around assignment between Vancouver and Roosevelt will have established on duty times, with crews to be called to run within twelve (12) hours of the established on duty time. The crew will be allowed fifteen (15) miles at the basic daily rate of pay in lieu of a meal period and any claim for switching at Roosevelt.
Assignments between Vancouver and Wishram; Wishram and Bend; and Wishram and Pasco (currently trains 671, 672, 681, and 682) will also have established on duty times, with crews to be called to run or deadhead within six (6) hours of the established on duty time.
Assigned crews deadheaded in interdivisional service will be paid the line mileage of the assignment. Payment will be allowed for overtime after twelve hours on duty.
Assigned crews called to deadhead will be so advised in the calling window, although their deadhead departure time may be outside the window. Crews not called to run or deadhead from Pasco within the window of their assignment will be deadheaded after eighteen (18) hours from tie – up. Held away will commence after 16 hours. If as assignment is annulled, or not called for work or deadhead service within the window, the crew will be paid as if run.
The job bulletins for these assignments will be in accordance with all applicable 700 rules.
This implementation is a local arrangement. It will not be referred to by either party under any circumstances in any other case; nor utilized to progress claims beyond the local level.
Any party signatory may cancel this local arrangement upon ten (10) days written notice to the other. Prior to serving a cancellation notice, however, local management and/or the local Chairmen signatory will request a meeting to attempt resolution.
Schedule rules and agreements, including those provided in national agreements and the interdivisional agreement for service between Vancouver and Pasco, are applicable, subject to the exceptions and limitations noted above. In the event of cancellation of this local agreement, any modifications provided herein would cease.
Please signify your understanding by affixing your signature in the space provided below: retaining one copy of this local agreement for your files.
Div. Supt. Burlington Northern Div. Supt. Burlington Northern
Local Chairman Local Chairman
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers