Abstract: Updated May 2019 Compliance Guide for 49 CFR Part 243
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...
Recommends that each railroad operating passenger trains assess the rules, instructions, and procedures used to ensure that a train will not depart a station until all passengers successfully board or alight from the train, and ensure compliance with such
Keywords: alighting; boarding
Advising all railroads to review their operating rules and take certain other action necessary to ensure that train crews who operate manual (hand-operated) main track switches in non-signaled territory restore the switches to their normal position after
Keywords: Signal and Train Control; non-signaled territory ; manual ; hand-operated
Safety practices to reduce the risk of accidents arising from the authorization of train movements past stop indications of absolute signals.
Keywords: Signal and Train Control