Proposed Rule

Locomotive Safety Standards

  • 12
  • Jan
  • 2011
DOCKET NUMBER: 2009-0094
KEYWORDS: Locomotives, Recordkeeping, Inspections
ABSTRACT: FRA proposes to revise the existing regulations containing Railroad Locomotive Safety Standards. The proposed revisions would update, consolidate, and clarify the existing regulations. The proposal incorporates existing industry and engineering best practices related to locomotives and locomotive electronics. This includes the development of a safety analysis for new locomotive electronic systems. FRA believes this proposal will modernize and improve its safety regulatory program related to locomotives.
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