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Final Rule

Hazardous Materials: Enhanced Tank Car Standards and Operational Controls for High-Hazard Flammable Trains

  • 01
  • May
  • 2015
AUTHOR: PHMSA
DOCKET NUMBER: PHMSA-2012-0082
KEYWORDS: final rule, PHMSA, STEP, HHFT
ABSTRACT: In this final rule, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), is adopting requirements designed to reduce the consequences and, in some instances, reduce the probability of accidents involving trains transporting large quantities of flammable liquids.

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