Federal Railroad Administration February 13, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Passenger Equipment Safety Standards; Standards for Alternative Compliance and High-Speed Trainsets
Document Number: 2017-02877
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On December 6, 2016, FRA published an NPRM proposing to amend its regulations on passenger equipment safety standards. By this document, FRA is reopening the NPRM's comment period, which closed February 6, 2017.
System Safety Program
Document Number: 2017-02876
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-02-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
On August 12, 2016, FRA published a final rule requiring commuter and intercity passenger railroads to develop and implement a system safety program (SSP) to improve the safety of their operations. See 81 FR 53850. In this document we are issuing a stay of those requirements until March 21, 2017.