Proposed Rule

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

  • 10
  • Aug
  • 2001
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 proposing a performance standard for the development and use of processor-based signal and train control systems. The proposed rule also covers systems which interact with highway-rail grade-crossing systems, requirements for notifying FRA prior to installation, and requirements for training and recordkeeping. FRA is proposing these standards to ensure the safe operation of trains on railroads using processor-based signal and train control equipment.
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