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Training, Qualification, and Oversight for Safety-Related Railroad Employees; Compliance Guide
Abstract: Updated May 2019 Compliance Guide for 49 CFR Part 243
Operating Practices Compliance Manual
Keywords: Compliance Manual
Abstract: The goal of the Operating Practices Division in FRA’s Office of Safety Assurance and Compliance is to promote safety in railroad operations by reducing accidents, deaths, and...
Train Riding Defects
Application of the Federal hours of service laws relating to specific Yardmaster duties.
Abstract: This technical bulletin is also Operating Practices Agency Interpretation OPAI-05-01 which is being distributed to our rail industry customers through the Association of American...
Retention of ExclusiveOoccupancy Records by Dispatcher
Keywords: RWIC; train dispatcher ; control operator in charge ; 49 C.F.R. Part 228; RWP