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Enforcement Guidance Regarding Securement of Equipment with Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 232.103(n)

Document Series
Technical Bulletins
Office of Railroad Safety
Bulletin Number
MP&E 10-01
Motive Power and Equipment
Subject Motive Power and Equipment
handbrake; hand brake; angle cock ; brake valve; Securement of unattended equipment; TB ; brake pipe
MPE1001.pdf (280.39 KB)

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Effective Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010