Railworthiness Directive for Certain Railroad Tank Cars Owned by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Rail Services (SMBC) and Equipped With SMBC-owned Rubber Linings
Abstract: FRA is issuing this Directive to ensure public safety, ensure compliance with the applicable Federal regulations governing the safe movement of hazardous materials by rail, and...
FRA is issuing this Directive to ensure public safety, ensure compliance with the applicable Federal regulations governing the safe movement of hazardous materials by rail, and...
Policy and Guidance
Safety Coordination and Compliance Oversight Plan for Rail Transportation of High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent-Nuclear Fuel
Keywords: SCCOP, High-Level Radioactive Waste, Spent-Nuclear Fuel
Keywords: derailment; CSX Transportation; Princeton, IN; precautionary evacuation; hazmat; LPG
Abstract: At approximately 8:12 p.m., EDT, CSX Transportation (CSX) freight Train Q513-17, operating southbound on the CSX CE&D Subdivision, derailed 22 loaded and 1 empty mixed-freight...
Keywords: derailment; BNSF Railway Company; Saginaw, TX; human factors
Abstract: At approximately 1:30 a.m., CDT, BNSF Railway (BNSF) derailed 18 railcars in the Saginaw, Texas Yard, at Milepost (MP) 351.4 on the Ft. Worth Subdivision. The switch crew handling...
Keywords: Accident Investigations, CSX, Hazardous Materials
Abstract: On December 8, 2017, at 2:08 p.m., EST, eastbound CSX Transportation (CSX) mixed freight Train Q40407, consisting of 3 locomotives and 141 cars (66 loads/75 empties), derailed 31...