Canadian Pacific Railway's Request for Positive Train Control Safety Plan Approval and System Certification, 39103 [2016-14123]

Download as PDF ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 115 / Wednesday, June 15, 2016 / Notices (ITC) WIU specification. This system targets applications where existing microprocessor-based equipment does not exist or are in lieu of integrated WIU PTC upgrades to existing electronic signal controllers. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by August 1, 2016 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:15 Jun 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 www.dot.gov/privacy. See also http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–14121 Filed 6–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2010–0058] Canadian Pacific Railway’s Request for Positive Train Control Safety Plan Approval and System Certification Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments. AGENCY: This document provides the public with notice that Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) submitted to FRA its Positive Train Control Safety Plan (PTCSP) Version 1.0, dated May 9, 2016, on FRA’s Secure Information Repository (SIR) site on May 11, 2016. CP asks FRA to approve its PTCSP and issue a Positive Train Control System Certification for CP’s Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I–ETMS), under 49 CFR part 236. DATES: FRA will consider communications received by July 15, 2016 before taking final action on the PTCSP. FRA may consider comments received after that date if practicable. ADDRESSES: All communications concerning this proceeding should identify Docket Number 2010–0058 and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mark Hartong, Senior Scientific Technical Advisor, at (202) 493–1332, or Mark.Hartong@dot.gov; or Mr. David Blackmore, Staff Director, Positive Train Control Division, at (312) 835–3903, or David.Blackmore@dot.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 39103 In its PTCSP, CP asserts that it designed its I–ETMS as a vital overlay PTC system as defined in 49 CFR 236.1015(e)(2). The PTCSP describes CP’s I–ETMS implementation and the associated I– ETMS safety processes, safety analyses, and test, validation, and verification processes used during the development of I–ETMS. The PTCSP also contains CP’s operational and support requirements and procedures. CP’s PTCSP and the accompanying request for approval and system certification are available for review online at www.regulations.gov (Docket Number FRA–2010–0058) and in person at DOT’s Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to comment on the PTCSP by submitting written comments or data. During its review of the PTCSP, FRA will consider any comments or data submitted. However, FRA may elect not to respond to any particular comment and, under 49 CFR 236.1009(d)(3), FRA maintains the authority to approve or disapprove the PTCSP at its sole discretion. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing regarding CP’s PTCSP because the circumstances do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, the party should notify FRA in writing before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for his or her request. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Privacy Act Notice Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). Under 49 CFR 211.3, FRA solicits comments from the public to better inform its decisions. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which you can review at www.dot.gov/privacy. See http://www.regulations.gov/ #!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of regulations.gov. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–14123 Filed 6–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 115 (Wednesday, June 15, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2010-0058]


Canadian Pacific Railway's Request for Positive Train Control 
Safety Plan Approval and System Certification

AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), U.S. Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: This document provides the public with notice that Canadian 
Pacific Railway (CP) submitted to FRA its Positive Train Control Safety 
Plan (PTCSP) Version 1.0, dated May 9, 2016, on FRA's Secure 
Information Repository (SIR) site on May 11, 2016. CP asks FRA to 
approve its PTCSP and issue a Positive Train Control System 
Certification for CP's Interoperable Electronic Train Management System 
(I-ETMS), under 49 CFR part 236.

DATES: FRA will consider communications received by July 15, 2016 
before taking final action on the PTCSP. FRA may consider comments 
received after that date if practicable.

ADDRESSES: All communications concerning this proceeding should 
identify Docket Number 2010-0058 and may be submitted by any of the 
following methods:
     Web site: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mark Hartong, Senior Scientific 
Technical Advisor, at (202) 493-1332, or Mark.Hartong@dot.gov; or Mr. 
David Blackmore, Staff Director, Positive Train Control Division, at 
(312) 835-3903, or David.Blackmore@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In its PTCSP, CP asserts that it designed 
its I-ETMS as a vital overlay PTC system as defined in 49 CFR 
236.1015(e)(2). The PTCSP describes CP's I-ETMS implementation and the 
associated I-ETMS safety processes, safety analyses, and test, 
validation, and verification processes used during the development of 
I-ETMS. The PTCSP also contains CP's operational and support 
requirements and procedures.
    CP's PTCSP and the accompanying request for approval and system 
certification are available for review online at www.regulations.gov 
(Docket Number FRA-2010-0058) and in person at DOT's Docket Operations 
Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. 
The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal Holidays.
    Interested parties are invited to comment on the PTCSP by 
submitting written comments or data. During its review of the PTCSP, 
FRA will consider any comments or data submitted. However, FRA may 
elect not to respond to any particular comment and, under 49 CFR 
236.1009(d)(3), FRA maintains the authority to approve or disapprove 
the PTCSP at its sole discretion. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a 
public hearing regarding CP's PTCSP because the circumstances do not 
appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an 
opportunity for oral comment, the party should notify FRA in writing 
before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for his or 
her request.

Privacy Act Notice

    Anyone can search the electronic form of any written communications 
and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the 
individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if 
submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
Under 49 CFR 211.3, FRA solicits comments from the public to better 
inform its decisions. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including 
any personal information the commenter provides, to 
www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/
ALL-14 FDMS), which you can review at www.dot.gov/privacy. See http://www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice for the privacy notice of 
regulations.gov.

Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-14123 Filed 6-14-16; 8:45 am]
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