49 CFR 228.7 - Hours of duty.

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§ 228.7 Hours of duty.
(a) For purposes of this part, time on duty of an employee actually engaged in or connected with the movement of any train, including a hostler, begins when he reports for duty and ends when he is finally released from duty, and includes—
(1) Time engaged in or connected with the movement of any train;
(2) Any interim period available for rest at a location that is not a designated terminal;
(3) Any interim period of less than 4 hours available for rest at a designated terminal;
(4) Time spent in deadhead transportation en route to a duty assignment; and
(5) Time engaged in any other service for the carrier.
Time spent in deadhead transportation by an employee returning from duty to his point of final release may not be counted in computing time off duty or time on duty.
(b) For purposes of this part, time on duty of an employee who dispatches, reports, transmits, receives, or delivers orders pertaining to train movements by use of telegraph, telephone, radio, or any other electrical or mechanical device includes all time on duty in other service performed for the common carrier during the 24-hour period involved.
(c) For purposes of this part, time on duty of an employee who is engaged in installing, repairing or maintaining signal systems includes all time on duty in other service performed for a common carrier during the 24-hour period involved.
[37 FR 12234, June 21, 1972, as amended at 43 FR 3124, Jan. 23, 1978]

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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