49 CFR 225.37 - Optical media transfer and electronic submission.

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§ 225.37 Optical media transfer and electronic submission.
(a) A railroad has the option of submitting the following reports, updates, and amendments by way of optical media (CD-ROM), or by means of electronic submission via the Internet:
(1) The Rail Equipment Accident/Incident Report (Form FRA F 6180.54);
(2) The Railroad Injury and Illness Summary (Form FRA F 6180.55);
(3) The Railroad Injury and Illness Summary (Continuation Sheet) (Form FRA F 6180.55a);
(4) The Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Accident/Incident Report (Form FRA F 6180.57); and
(5) The Employee Human Factor Attachment (Form FRA F 6180.81) (the Employee Human Factor Attachment must be in .pdf or .jpg format only).
(b) Each railroad utilizing the optical media option shall submit to FRA a computer CD-ROM containing the following:
(1) An electronic image of the completed and signed hard copy of the Railroad Injury and Illness Summary (Form FRA F 6180.55) in .pdf or .jpg format only; and
(2) The completed accident/incident report submissions.
(c)
(1) Each railroad utilizing the electronic submission via the Internet option shall submit to FRA at aireports@frasafety.net:
(i) An electronic image of the completed and signed hard copy of the Railroad Injury and Illness Summary (Form FRA F 6180.55) in .pdf or .jpg format only; and
(ii) The completed accident/incident report submissions.
(2) FRA will provide to the railroad an electronic notice acknowledging receipt of submissions filed electronically via the Internet.
(d) Each railroad employing either the optical media or electronic submission via the Internet option, shall submit its monthly reporting data for the reports identified in paragraph (a) of this section in a year-to-date file format as described in the FRA Guide.
(e) A railroad choosing to use optical media or electronic submission via the internet must use one of the approved formats specified in the Companion Guide. FRA will reject submissions that do not adhere to the required formats, which may result in the issuance of one or more civil penalty assessments against a railroad for failing to provide timely submissions of required reports as required by § 225.11.
[75 FR 68909, Nov. 9, 2010]

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2013-12-24; vol. 78 # 247 - Tuesday, December 24, 2013
    1. 78 FR 77601 - Adjustment of Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar Year 2014
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective January 1, 2014.
      49 CFR Part 225

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Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 225 after this date.

  • 2013-12-24; vol. 78 # 247 - Tuesday, December 24, 2013
    1. 78 FR 77601 - Adjustment of Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar Year 2014
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective January 1, 2014.
      49 CFR Part 225