MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 56.14215
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 56.14215
Coupling or uncoupling cars.

Prior to coupling or uncoupling cars manually, trains shall be brought to a complete stop, and then moved at minimum tram speed until the coupling or uncoupling activity is completed. Coupling or uncoupling shall not be attempted from the inside of curves unless the railroad and cars are designed to eliminate hazards to persons.