49 CFR 229.303 - Applicability.
(a) The requirements of this subpart apply to all safety-critical electronic locomotive control systems, subsystems, and components (i.e., “products” as defined in § 229.305), except for the following:
(2) Products that are under development as of October 9, 2012, and are placed in service prior to October 9, 2017.
(3) Products that comingle locomotive control systems with safety critical processor based signal and train control systems;
(5) Products that are used during on-track testing outside a test facility, if approved by FRA. To obtain FRA approval of on-track testing outside of a test facility, a railroad shall submit a request to FRA that provides:
(iv) The potential safety consequences that will result from operating the product for purposes of testing.
(b) Railroads and vendors shall identify all products that are under development to FRA by October 9, 2012.
Title 49 published on 2013-10-01
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