Federal Railroad Administration January 13, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Policy on the Safety of Railroad Bridges
Document Number: E9-436
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-13
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA is amending its statement of agency policy on the safety of railroad bridges. The policy outlines suggested criteria for railroads to use to ensure the structural integrity of bridges that carry railroad tracks. This amendment adds provisions that will guide railroads in developing their own implementing programs that will ensure conformity with the provisions of this policy.