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Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation METRA: Focused Safety Assessment Report

  • 30
  • Sep
  • 2014
OFFICE: RRS
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations, Program Evaluation
KEYWORDS: Metra, safety audit
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) conducted an intensive, focused safety assessment of the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation (Metra) after three serious incidents occurred between May 27, 2014, and June 3, 2014. FRA's proactive response was intended to identify discrete and systemic risks so that corrective actions could be taken before a more significant incident occurred with potentially greater consequences.

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