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- Document is historical and has been removed from library to avoid confusion with current publications.
- Document is public affairs & policy related, such as press releases, speeches, testimony, or fact sheet. These press-related documents can now be found in the FRA Newsroom.
- Document is related to rules and notices. This information can now be found on the Rulemakings search and the Notices search, respectively.
Staying Alert and Situational Awareness
Safety Appliance Securement, Potential Failure of Welded and/or Notched Vertical Hand Brake Supports on FTTX Flatcars
Keywords: stachion ; handbrake ; cracks
Recommends inspection and, when necessary, repair of American Car and Foundry (ACF) Center Flow Covered Hopper Cars when appropriate.
Keywords: side sill failure
Refers to Vertical Handbrake Support Weld Failures
Keywords: EOCC ; trainline angle cock
Addresses damage to intermediate air hose elbow connection on certain freight cars equipped with end-of-car cushion devices
Keywords: trainline angle cock; EOCC