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FRA aims to advance rulemakings on train crew size, load securement

(Source: Progressive Railroading, April 10, 2014)

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) yesterday announced plans to issue a proposed rule that would require two-person crews on crude oil trains and establish minimum crew-size standards for most mainline freight- and passenger-rail operations. The FRA also intends to advance a rulemaking on load securement and recommends a rulemaking on hazardous material movements.

Full story: Progressive Railroading

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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