Washington — The National Transportation Safety Board on Feb. 6 renewed its call for sleep apnea screenings and treatment after investigating two separate commuter railroad collisions in the New York City metro area.
Washington — The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration are moving to repeal a 2015 requirement for electronically controlled pneumatic brakes on rail cars that carry large volumes of flammable liquids, according to a notice published in the Dec. 13 Federal Register.
Washington — The Federal Railroad Administration is proposing to delay by one year the dates for railroads to comply with training requirements in the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, a notice published in the Dec. 20 Federal Register states.
Washington – The Federal Railroad Administration has delayed by one year the dates for railroads to comply with training requirements in the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, according to a notice published in the May 3 Federal Register.
Washington – Passenger railroads will need to adopt additional proactive safety measures to prevent incidents, injuries and fatalities, according to a final rule from the Federal Railroad Administration.
Washington – The rail industry has no reason not to exceed a government-imposed deadline for key safety improvements to rail tank cars that transport flammable liquids, Robert Sumwalt, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board, said July 13 during an NTSB roundtable discussion.