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Safety Advisories

Kicking Cars and Going Between Rolling Equipment During Flat Switching Operations

  • 03
  • May
  • 2013
SA NUMBER: 2013-03
SUBJECT: Safety Advisories, Switching Operations
KEYWORDS: kicking Cars, Safety Advisory, rolling equipment, flat switching
ABSTRACT: FRA is publishing this Safety Advisory 2013-03 to make recommendations to railroads regarding the adoption of car-handling procedures during flat switching operations at certain locations and to re-emphasize the importance of following procedures when going between rolling equipment due to the hazards involved.
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