Federal Railroad Administration December 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Railroad Passenger Corporation's Request for Positive Train Control Safety Plan Approval and System Certification
Document Number: 2018-28317
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This document provides the public with notice that on August 9, 2018, the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) submitted its Positive Train Control Safety Plan (PTCSP) Revision 0, dated July 17, 2018, to FRA via the Secure Information Repository. Amtrak asks FRA to approve its PTCSP and issue a Positive Train Control System Certification for Amtrak's Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS).
Drug and Alcohol Testing: Determination of Minimum Random Testing Rates for 2019
Document Number: 2018-28290
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-28
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
This notification of determination announces FRA's minimum annual random drug and minimum annual random alcohol testing rates for covered employees and for maintenance-of-way (MOW) employees for calendar year 2019.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-27514
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-20
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-27214
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-17
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-27211
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-17
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-27010
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System
Document Number: 2018-27009
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-27008
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
System Safety Program
Document Number: 2018-26447
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-07
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. FRA has stayed the SSP final rule's requirements until December 4, 2018. FRA is issuing this final rule to extend that stay until September 4, 2019.
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-26293
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Waiver of Compliance
Document Number: 2018-26292
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Petition for Special Approval of Alternate Standard
Document Number: 2018-26291
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-26177
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and its implementing regulations, FRA seeks approval of the Information Collection Requests (ICRs) abstracted below. Before submitting these ICRs to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval, FRA is soliciting public comment on specific aspects of the activities identified below.