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Published: April 4th 2012
Source: TCRC Division 295
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T-25 Trenton Turn Wayfreight Agreement  

It is mutually agreed that the assignment will work under the following conditions:

Terms and Conditions

The assignment known as the “Trenton Turn” (T25) will operate with a Locomotive Engineer and Conductor between Toronto Yard and the West Switch Trenton. (They will not be required to do any work within the Toronto Terminal. (i.e. get cars from the class yard or switch customers within the terminal.)

The assignment will work under the provisions of the Wayfreight agreement in each of the respective collective agreements.

The assignment will operate as follows:
bullet Sunday 0500 hrs. Toronto Yard to Trenton.
bullet Monday 0500hrs. Trenton to Toronto Yard.
bullet Tuesday if required.
bullet Wednesday 0500. Toronto Yard to Trenton.
bullet Thursday 0500. Trenton to Toronto Yard.

*Crews going off duty at Trenton may, if hours of service permit, and are not required for work next day, return to Toronto Yard with power on same day, new tour of duty in lieu of going to hotel and returning next day. This tour shall be considered following day’s tour.

The crew will be advised by the Trainmaster, prior to departing Toronto Yard, if there is work for Monday or Thursday which would require the crew to stay in Trenton.

The Crew will be advised prior to going off duty from Monday’s tour (whether completed Sunday or Monday) if they are required for Tuesday. If the crew is used Tuesday and are under mandatory past the start time of their assignment on Wednesday , they shall be paid as though cancelled for both Wednesday and Thursday’s tour.

The assignment will be paid Wayfreight rates whether working or deadheading, along with all conductor only premiums as set out in the collective agreements.

Held Away from home terminal to be paid at 12 ½ miles per hour at Wayfreight rates for all time held in excess of ten hours.

The assignment will receive initial time, 100 road miles and final time along with applicable conductor only premiums. Paid at Wayfreight rates)

In the event that the assignment is not required or is cancelled as per the collective agreement, the crew will be paid 132 miles at Wayfreight rates.

T-25 will not be used to re-crew trains, relieve and/or stage trains nor shall this assignment be used in work train service.

Locomotive Engineers when laid up at any point without regular shop men shall be paid thirty minutes pro rata after laid up by Conductor to cover necessary repairs and get engine ready.

Conductors shall be paid thirty minutes at pro rata rates after being laid up to cover air tablet duties.

The signatory parties to this agreement understand that this agreement is entered into on a without precedent prejudice basis. Either party may cancel this agreement with thirty (30) days written notice.

For the union:
John Campbell Ed Mogus
Local Chairmen Local Chairmen
Locomotive Engineers (LE) Conductors & Trainmen (CTY Road)
TCRC Divison 295 TCRC Divison 295

For the company:
Drew Duquette
Canadian Pacific


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