Abstract: Updated May 2019 Compliance Guide for 49 CFR Part 243
Keywords: Research and development; R&D; risk reduction; railroad safety; regulations; safety culture; Tank Car Structural Integrity; Rail Joint Bar Inspection; Employee-in-Charge Portable Remote Terminal; system safety; rulemaking; enforcement
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) research and development program provides the engineering and scientific foundation for rail rulemaking and enforcement in the United...
Notice of Funding Availability - Grade Crossings, Positive Train Control, and Passenger Rail Corridor Plans
Keywords: NOFA; notice of funding availability; PTC; Positive Train Control; Grade Crossings; Passenger Rail; Passenger Rail Corridor Plans
Abstract: Notice of Funding Avialability (NOFA) - Selected Interciity Passenger Rail Grade Crossing Improvements, Positive Train Control Implementation Projects and Passenger Rail Corridor...
Abstract: The railroad industry's overall safety record has improved over the last decade and most safety trends are moving in the right direction. However, significant train accidents...
Abstract: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has established an ultimate goal of “Zero Tolerance” for railroad-related accidents, injuries and fatalities. In pursuit of that goal,...