Proposed Rule

Reflectorization of Rail Freight Rolling Stock

  • 06
  • Nov
  • 2003
DOCKET NUMBER: 1999-6689
SUBJECT: Rolling Stock
KEYWORDS: Reflectorization
ABSTRACT: FRA is proposing to require retroreflective material on the sides of freight rolling stock (freight cars and locomotives) to enhance the visibility of trains in order to reduce the number of accidents at highway-rail grade crossings in which train visibility is a contributing factor. This document proposes a rule establishing a schedule for the application of retroreflective material and prescribing standards for the application, inspection, and maintenance of the material.
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