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Title 49 CFR Part 234 Grade Crossing Signal System Safety Technical Manual

Document Series
Compliance Manuals
Federal Railroad Administration
Signal & Train Control
Subject Grade Crossings, Signal and Train Control

The purpose of these regulations is to provide for the safety of users of highway-rail grade crossings, including motor vehicle occupants, non-motorized vehicle users, and pedestrians. It is the policy of the Federal Railroad Administration to promote voluntary compliance with these minimum safety standards. Civil penalty sanctions may be employed as necessary to secure compliance, if voluntary compliance is not forthcoming.

Last updated: Thursday, August 1, 2002