Policy and Guidance

Statement of Agency Policy Concerning Jurisdiction Over the Safety of Railroad Passenger Operations and Waivers Related to Shared Use of the Tracks of the General Railroad System by Light Rail and Conventional Equipment

  • 10
  • Jul
  • 2000
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
SUBJECT: Railroad System Oversight
KEYWORDS: FTA, Shared use, jurisdiction, light rail, conventional equipment
ABSTRACT: FRA and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have jointly developed a policy concerning safety issues related to light rail transit operations that share use of the general railroad system track with conventional rains. That policy, published elsewhere in today’s Federal Register, describes how the two agencies will coordinate use of their respective safety authorities.
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