freight in low volumes and the high-density surroundings put additional demands on a train crew's
adherence to safe operating procedures.
Various other activities comprise the remaining 20% of Navy railroad mileage. These rail systems
are important in their special service roles. The layout and operating methods on these
installations are often unique and sometimes employ equipment such as car movers and hi-rail
equipment that require application of additional operating procedures and rules not relevant to
other Navy rail systems.
c. Pertinent Directives.
(1) NAVFAC P-300, Management of Civil Engineering Support Equipment.
Covers management of transportation equipment.
(2) NAVFAC P-307, Management of Weight Handling Equipment.
Covers management of Weight Handling Equipment.
(3) Navy MO-103, Maintenance of Trackage.
A manual for the maintenance of railroad trackage at Naval activities.
(4) NAVFACINST11230.l Series, Inspection, Certification, and Audit of Crane and
Presents uniform track inspection procedures and maintenance guidelines.
for Handling, Storing, Production, Renovation, and Shipping.
Covers issues that may be of concern to some rail operations related to the
movement of ammunition and explosives.
(6) NAVSEA SW023-AG-WHM-010, Technical Manual-On-Station Movement of
Ammunition and Explosives by Truck and Railcar.
Covers issues that may be of concern to rail operations related to the movement of
ammunition and explosives.
(7) OPNAVINST 8023.2C, US Navy Explosive Safety Policies, Requirements and
Covers the principal naval explosives safety policies and procedures approved by
the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) and guidance on contractors' safety
(8) NAVSEA 8023.11, Standard Operating Procedure for Processing Expendable
Ordnance at Naval Activities.