FRA Revises Defective Rail and Rail Inspection Standards, Adds New Standards for Detector Car Operators

Revisions to the Track Safety Standards of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) are scheduled to take effect March 25, 2014. Changes are made to sections regarding defective rails, the inspection of rails, and record keeping of rail inspections. There is a section added regarding operator qualifications and joint bar fracture reporting has been eliminated.


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: pp 18-20
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  • Accession Number: 01519255
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 13 2014 10:24AM