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Track Safety Standards Part 213 Classes 1-5 Workshop –Understanding the FRA Track Safety Standards and the track inspection process.
April 25-28, 2017
Council Bluffs, Iowa

This 3.5 day workshop uses an interactive approach to introduce you to the FRA Track Safety Standards (TSS) for Classes of track 1-5. Class 1, Regional and Short Line operators, Industrial plants, and contractors will find this workshop valuable for those responsible for compliance with the TSS. Upon completion of this course, attendees will have an introductory understanding of how to apply TSS for inspecting track, recording defects, and taking necessary remedial action.

Emphasis during this course is placed on: FRA Qualification, Compliance, Railroad/Track Owner Responsibility, Class Specific Defects, Non Class Specific Defects, Turnout Inspections, Rail Defects, and Inspection Report Requirements.


Single Car Air Brake Tests Procedures manual is just what you are looking for. This manual contains flowcharts depicting the procedures for the current Code of Air Brake System Tests for Freight Equipment: Standard S-486.

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R.E.B. Alert

Here's a brief look at what’s happening in the world of FRA Regulations.

?Part 225: Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar Year 2017 _?This rule increases the rail equipment accident/incident monetary reporting threshold (reporting threshold) from $10,500 to $10,700 for railroad accidents/incidents involving property damage that occur during calendar year (CY) 2017 that FRA's accident/incident reporting regulations require railroads to report to the agency. This action is needed to ensure FRA's reporting requirements reflect cost increases that have occurred since FRA last published the reporting threshold in December 2015.
Dates: This regulation was effective Jan. 1, 2017.

 

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