49 CFR 1580.105 - Reporting significant security concerns.

§ 1580.105 Reporting significant security concerns.
(a) Applicability. This section applies to:
(1) Each freight railroad carrier that operates rolling equipment on track that is part of the general railroad system of transportation.
(2) Each rail hazardous materials shipper.
(3) Each rail hazardous materials receiver located with an HTUA.
(4) Each freight railroad carrier hosting a passenger operation described in § 1580.1(a)(4) of this part.
(5) Each operator of private cars, including business/office cars and circus, on or connected to the general railroad system of transportation.
(b) Each person described in paragraph (a) of this section must immediately report potential threats and significant security concerns to DHS by telephoning the Freedom Center at 1-866-615-5150.
(c) Potential threats or significant security concerns encompass incidents, suspicious activities, and threat information including, but not limited to, the following:
(1) Interference with the train crew.
(2) Bomb threats, specific and non-specific.
(3) Reports or discovery of suspicious items that result in the disruption of railroad operations.
(4) Suspicious activity occurring onboard a train or inside the facility of a freight railroad carrier, rail hazardous materials shipper, or rail hazardous materials receiver that results in a disruption of operations.
(5) Suspicious activity observed at or around rail cars, facilities, or infrastructure used in the operation of the railroad, rail hazardous materials shipper, or rail hazardous materials receiver.
(6) Discharge, discovery, or seizure of a firearm or other deadly weapon on a train, in a station, terminal, facility, or storage yard, or other location used in the operation of the railroad, rail hazardous materials shipper, or rail hazardous materials receiver.
(7) Indications of tampering with rail cars.
(8) Information relating to the possible surveillance of a train or facility, storage yard, or other location used in the operation of the railroad, rail hazardous materials shipper, or rail hazardous materials receiver.
(9) Correspondence received by the freight railroad carrier, rail hazardous materials shipper, or rail hazardous materials receiver indicating a potential threat. Other incidents involving breaches of the security of the freight railroad carrier, rail hazardous materials shipper, or rail hazardous materials receiver's operations or facilities.
(d) Information reported should include, as available and applicable:
(1) The name of the reporting freight railroad carrier, rail hazardous materials shipper, or rail hazardous materials receiver and contact information, including a telephone number or e-mail address.
(2) The affected train, station, terminal, rail hazardous materials facility, or other rail facility or infrastructure.
(3) Identifying information on the affected train, train line, and route.
(4) Origination and termination locations for the affected train, including departure and destination city and the rail line and route, as applicable.
(5) Current location of the affected train.
(6) Description of the threat, incident, or activity.
(7) The names and other available biographical data of individuals involved in the threat, incident, or activity.
(8) The source of any threat information.
[73 FR 72173, Nov. 26, 2008, as amended at 74 FR 23657, May 20, 2009]

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