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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...
Policy and Guidance
Keywords: ADA, Minimum Width, Non-Level Boarding
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...