Pool operations within the
Portland Hub Zone 1 shall be run as follows:
Current UP 1st and 2nd District pool home and away from home terminals
are not modified by this agreement.
SP pool operations shall be modified to add pool freight service between
Portland (home terminal) and Oakridge (away from home terminal) and sufficient
employees shall be relocated to protect this service.
Klamath Falls‑Oakridge and Dunsmuir‑Oakridge service shall
also be instituted and current Eugene‑Klamath Falls service shall be
Note: The Carrier shall give notice for the implementation of
service in B, and C, above if not given in the notice to implement this Zone 1
agreement. The notice shall include the number of initial positions that will be
changed. Applications shall be accepted for 15 days for the new positions.
Trainmen shall be notified of their assignment either by application or force in
the 7 days following close of applications. Assignments shall be phased in
beginning 30 days after the application closing date. CMS will work with the
local chairman in this process. If additional positions are established within
the first year, over and above the original number, the same process will be
D. Except as
specifically provided herein, it is not the intent of this Agreement to expand
or restrict the Carrier's rights within Zone 1 to establish pool freight, local,
work train, or road (traveling) switcher service which may operate from any
point to any other point within the new Hub, pursuant to the governing CBA, with
an on duty point within Zone 1.