Notices

Passenger Equipment Safety Standards; Standards for Alternative Compliance and High-Speed Trainsets

  • 08
  • Feb
  • 2017
AUTHOR: FRA
DOCKET NUMBER: 2013-0060
SUBJECT: Crashworthiness - Passenger Equipment
ABSTRACT: On December 6, 2016, FRA published an NPRM proposing to amend its regulations on passenger equipment safety standards. The NPRM addresses three main subject areas: (1) Tier III trainset safety standards; (2) alternative crashworthiness and occupant protection performance requirements for Tier I passenger equipment; and (3) the maximum authorized speed for Tier II passenger equipment. By this document, FRA is reopening the NPRM’s comment period, which closed February 6, 2017.
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