Crew Information

  1. Layout is in a finished basement and accessible via the stone steps to the right of the house
  2. Crew members should familiarize themselves with all information under the Operations menu tab
  3. Place throttle lanyards around neck
  4. Turnout clearance points are marked with a variety of indications (eg, yellow-tinged tie or a piece of trash/scrap on the ground nearest the switch); please heed them to prevent damage
  5. Cars/engines are fragile with delicate parts (many brass and resin); please re-rail with care
  6. Crew lounge offers seating, DVD/music/streaming, books and railroadiana
  7. Beverages are permitted in train room; please use drink holders on fascia; do not place on the layout or sceniced areas
  8. Drink cubbies contain Bad Order slips and can also accommodate phones/pencils/wands, etc
  9. If car defects are found, place a pink tag (Bad Order note) in front pocket of Car Card
  10. Upon shift completion, return uncoupling wands and throttles to storage
  11. Restroom adjacent to Crew Lounge (no charge for crew)
  12. Observers are welcome to attend sessions
  13. The dogs are family and have the run of the house; please do not feed or place food/drink on their level
  14. Smoking permitted outdoors on patio