Proposed Rule

Track Safety Standards; Miscellaneous Proposed Revisions

  • 03
  • Jul
  • 1997
SUBJECT: Track
ABSTRACT: FRA proposes to amend the Track Safety Standards in order to update and enhance its track safety regulatory program. These proposed amendments present additional regulatory requirements necessary to address today�s railroad operating environment including the introduction of standards specifically addressing high speed train operations. FRA proposes these changes to improve track safety and provide the railroad industry with the flexibility needed to effect a safer and more efficient use of resources. The proposed amendments reflect consensus recommendations submitted to FRA by the Railroad Safety Advisory Committee.
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