Federal Railroad Administration June 22, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Grant a Buy America Waiver to Palmetto Railways, a Division of the South Carolina Department of Commerce, To Use Wide-Span, Electric, Rail-Mounted Gantry Cranes
Document Number: 2016-14708
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-22
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA is issuing this notice to advise the public it intends to grant Palmetto Railways a waiver from FRA's Buy America requirement to use four (4) wide-span, electric, rail-mounted gantry cranes (WSCs).
Competitive Passenger Rail Service Pilot Program
Document Number: 2016-14698
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-06-22
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA proposes regulations to implement a pilot program for competitive selection of eligible petitioners in lieu of Amtrak to operate not more than three long-distance routes operated by Amtrak. The proposed rule would develop this pilot program as required by a statutory mandate.