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 – A proposed rule from the Federal Railroad Administration would expand the scope of alcohol and drug regulations to cover employees who perform maintenance-of-way activities, which include the inspection, installation, repair and maintenance of track or roadbed.
Washington – Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has called for lawmakers to keep the Dec. 31, 2015, deadline for installation of a crash avoidance system known as positive train control on passenger rail systems.
Washington – Leaders from two House committees are urging the Federal Communications Commission to expedite its process for giving railroads the go-ahead to install antennas that make up part of emergency train slowing and stopping systems known as positive train control.
Washington – U.S. railroads may not be able to fully implement a new rail safety technology by the deadline set by the Rail Safety Improvement Act, according to a Government Accountability Office report released June 19.