Thank you for your reply. The first paste is the initial .inp file used (to start the calculation) and the second is the .inp used to continue job. The first part runs without problem.

$molecule

!the geometry of my molecule

$end

$rem

JOBTYPE freq

METHOD hf

basis 6-31g*

$end

@@@

$molecule

read

$end

$rem

jobtype aimd

exchange cam-b3lyp

max_scf_cycles 150

max_cis_cycles 100

scf_algorithm diis_gdm

max_diis_cycles 100

basis 6-31g*

cis_n_roots 2

symmetry off

sym_ignore true

cis_singlets true

cis_triplets false

proj_transrot true

fssh_lowestsurface 0

fssh_nsurfaces 2

fssh_initialsurface 1

afssh 0

cis_der_couple true

aimd_steps 10331

time_step 40

aimd_short_time_step 2

aimd_time_step_conversion 1

aimd_print 1

aimd_init_veloc zpe

aimd_integration vverlet

$end

####################################################

$molecule

read ./396.0

$end

$rem

jobtype aimd

fssh_continue 1

exchange cam-b3lyp

max_scf_cycles 150

max_cis_cycles 100

scf_algorithm diis_gdm

max_diis_cycles 100

basis 6-31g*

cis_n_roots 2

symmetry off

sym_ignore true

cis_singlets true

cis_triplets false

proj_transrot true

fssh_lowestsurface 0

fssh_nsurfaces 2

fssh_initialsurface 1

afssh 0

cis_der_couple true

aimd_steps 10331

time_step 40

aimd_short_time_step 2

aimd_time_step_conversion 1

aimd_print 1

aimd_init_veloc zpe

aimd_integration vverlet

$end

#The 396.0 file is in both the scratch and current job submission directory

Perhaps i need to copy other files into my current directory?

Thank you again for any help, I really appreciate it