System Safety Program
DOCKET NUMBER: 2011-0060
SUBJECT: Railroad System Issues
KEYWORDS: System Safety Program
ABSTRACT: On August 12, 2016, FRA published a final rule requiring commuter and intercity passenger railroads to develop and implement a system safety program (SSP) to improve the safety of their operations. On February 10, 2017, FRA stayed the SSP final rule’s requirements until March 21, 2017, and on March 20, 2017, FRA extended the stay to May 22, 2017. This document extends that stay until 14 days after publication of the document in the Federal Register.
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