Federal Railroad Administration March 26, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Passenger Train Exterior Side Door Safety
Document Number: 2014-06482
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-03-26
Agency: Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation
FRA is proposing to improve the integrity of passenger train exterior side door safety systems and promote passenger train safety overall through new safety standards relating to the safe operation and use of passenger train exterior side doors. This proposed rule is intended to limit the number and severity of injuries involving passenger train exterior side doors and enhance the level of safety for passengers and train crewmembers.