Kansas City Southern Railway Company's Request for Positive Train Control Safety Plan Approval and System Certification, 36522-36523 [2017-16412]

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[FR Doc. 2017–16389 Filed 8–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3290–F7–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2010–0059] Kansas City Southern Railway Company’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 the Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCS) submitted to FRA its Positive Train Control Safety Plan (PTCSP) Version 1.0, dated June 30, 2017, on FRA’s Secure Information Repository site on June 30, 2017. KCS asked FRA to approve its PTCSP and issue a Positive Train Control (PTC) System Certification for KCS’ Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I–ETMS). DATES: FRA will consider communications received by September 5, 2017 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 2010–0059 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 00167 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In its PTCSP, KCS asserts that the I–ETMS system it is implementing is designed as a vital overlay PTC system as defined in 49 CFR 236.1015(e)(2). The PTCSP describes KCS’ 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 KCS’ operational and support requirements and procedures. KCS’ PTCSP and the accompanying request for approval and system certification are available for review online at www.regulations.gov (Docket Number FRA–2010–0059) 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 KCS’ 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 149 (Friday, August 4, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36522-36523]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-16412]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2010-0059]


Kansas City Southern Railway Company'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 the Kansas 
City Southern Railway Company (KCS) submitted to FRA its Positive Train 
Control Safety Plan (PTCSP) Version 1.0, dated June 30, 2017, on FRA's 
Secure Information Repository site on June 30, 2017. KCS asked FRA to 
approve its PTCSP and issue a Positive Train Control (PTC) System 
Certification for KCS' Interoperable Electronic Train Management System 
(I-ETMS).

DATES: FRA will consider communications received by September 5, 2017 
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 2010-0059 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, KCS asserts that the I-ETMS 
system it is implementing is designed as a vital overlay PTC system as 
defined in 49 CFR 236.1015(e)(2). The PTCSP describes KCS' 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 KCS' operational and 
support requirements and procedures.
    KCS' PTCSP and the accompanying request for approval and system 
certification are available for review online at www.regulations.gov 
(Docket Number FRA-2010-0059) 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 KCS' 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 https://www.transportation.gov/privacy. See https://www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy 
notice of regulations.gov.


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    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 31, 2017.
Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-16412 Filed 8-3-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-06-P