Brotherhood’s Relief and Compensation Fund

Celebrating over 100 Years

As the rail industry continues to evolve, the BR&CF is looking forward to the future and serving our members.

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Although not limited to, these are examples of the types of occurrences that are eligible for “Held Out of Service” benefits.  All other applicable provisions of the BR&CF Constitution must be satisfied for eligibility purposes.   

Red Signal Violation

Main Track Authority Violation

Blue Flag Violation

Entering Working Limits Without Authority

Exceeding Maximum Authorized Speed for a Slow Order

Violation of Restricted Speed

Excessive Speed While Coupling Cars

Run Through Switch



Improper Brake Test

Improper Radio Procedures

Failure to Properly Secure Equipment

Failure to Conduct a Proper Job Briefing

Failure to Restore a Derail

Failure to Restore a Mainline Switch

Leaving Equipment in the Foul

Failure to Properly Protect a Shove Movement

Failure to Comply with a Trackside Warning Detector

Safety Rule Violation

Train Crew