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Addressing Rail Head Surface Conditions Identified during the Internal Rail Inspection Process

Document Series
Safety Advisories
Safety Advisory Number
2015-05
Subject Safety Advisories
Keywords
Mount Carbon, derailment, crude, oil, West Virginia, WV, CSX
Abstract/Summary
FRA is issuing this Safety Advisory No. 2015-05 to remind track owners (typically railroads), their track maintenance personnel, and their rail flaw detection equipment operators of the importance of complying with their rail management programs and engineering procedures that address rail with rail head surface conditions while performing rail flaw inspections and track inspections generally.
Download 2015_11_03_WV Safety Advisory.pdf
Published Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
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