Federal Railroad Administration May 16, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Train Crew Staffing
Document Number: 2016-11491
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-05-16
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On March 15, 2016, FRA published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would require establishing minimum requirements for the size of train crew staffs depending on the type of operation. FRA is announcing an extension to the comment period and that it will schedule a public hearing in a future notice to provide interested persons an opportunity to comment on the proposal and to discuss further development of the regulation. When FRA schedules the public hearing in a future notice, it will also reopen the comment period for this proceeding to allow additional time for interested parties to submit written comments in response to views or information provided at the public hearing.