Final Rule

Standards for Development and Use of Processor-Based Signal and Train Control Systems

  • 07
  • Mar
  • 2005
DOCKET NUMBER: 2001-10160
SUBJECT: Positive Train Control
KEYWORDS: PTC, Subpart H, Processor-Based Signal and Train Control, Novel Signal and Train Control
ABSTRACT: FRA is issuing a performance standard for the development and use of processor-based signal and train control systems. The rule also covers systems which interact with highway-rail grade-crossing warning systems. The rule establishes requirements for notifying FRA prior to installation and for training and recordkeeping. FRA is issuing these standards to promote the safe operation of trains on railroads using processor-based signal and train control equipment.
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