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These instructions appeared in the Sectional Appendix to the Working Timetable and Books of Rules and Regulations, Section 2 - West, dated 1st October, 1960.

OBAN.

Goods Junction signal box.-Uncoupling engines from Down freight trains.-Drivers of all Down freight trains must not uncouple their engines from the train on arrival at Oban Goods Jn. until they are satisfied the guard has applied his van brake, and, if necessary, pinned down a sufficient number of wagon brakes to ensure the train passing safely into the goods yard over the falling gradient.

Moving vehicles between passenger station and pier.-When vehicles are being moved from the pier to the station, or vice versa, a man with a sufficient number of sprags must ride on the rear vehicle.