U.S. Department of Transportation Announces More Than $22 Million in Grants to Restore and Enhance Intercity Passenger Rail Network
Keywords: ballast, fouled ballast, track, geometry
Abstract: The bulletin clarifies the application of Title 49 Code .of Federal Regulations (CFR) § 213.103 (Ballast; general). All affected personnel are to utilize this bulletin as guidance...
Guidance on The Federal Railroad Administration's Return to Using Portable Track Loading Fixture Technology on Non-Gage Restraint Measurement System Designated Track.
Abstract: Attached is the Track Safety Standards Technical Bulletin (TB) T-16-01. The TB provides guidance on the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) return to using Portable Track...
Attached is the Track Safety Standards Technical Bulletin (TB) T-16-01. The TB provides guidance on the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) return to using Portable Track...
Ballast Defects and Conditions—Importance of Identification and Repair in Preventing Development of Unsafe Combinations of Track Conditions
Keywords: Safety Advisories, Track, Ballast
Abstract: FRA is issuing this safety advisory to emphasize the importance of timely repairing ballast defects and conditions on main tracks. FRA notes that ballast defects and ballast...
Operational and signal modifications for compliance with maximum authorized passenger train speeds and other speed restrictions
Keywords: Safety Advisories; Passenger Rail
Abstract: This is a safety advisory recommending actions that passenger railroads take to prevent trains from speeding. The advisory is the latest in a series of steps FRA has taken to keep...