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I have applied for a assistant signalman jobs. Some are out of state, how do I know which of them are for a traveling gang and which are not? Also does anyone know what the hours of the traveling gangs are like?

Ed Sand

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Not sure how you can tell which are for gangs or not, but signalmen are covered under Hours of Service. The rules are pretty complex, but basically 12 hours max on duty. The gang travel time is SOMETIMES covered, sometimes non covered/limbo. It has to do with the on duty point, but for a mobile gang they simply change it. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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