Final Rule

Reflectorization of Rail Freight Rolling Stock

  • 03
  • Jan
  • 2005
DOCKET NUMBER: 1999-6689
SUBJECT: Rolling Stock
KEYWORDS: Reflectorization
ABSTRACT: FRA is issuing this final rule to mandate the reflectorization of freight rolling stock (freight cars and locomotives) to enhance the visibility of trains in order to reduce the number and severity of accidents at highway-rail grade crossings in which train visibility is a contributing factor. This rule establishes a schedule for the application of retroreflective material and prescribes standards for the construction, performance, application, inspection, and maintenance of the material.
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