49 CFR 229.65 - Spring rigging.

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§ 229.65 Spring rigging.
(a) Protective construction or safety hangers shall be provided to prevent spring planks, spring seats or bolsters from dropping to track structure in event of a hanger or spring failure.
(b) An elliptical spring may not have its top (long) leaf broken or any other three leaves broken, except when that spring is part of a nest of three or more springs and none of the other springs in the nest has its top leaf or any other three leaves broken. An outer coil spring or saddle may not be broken. An equalizer, hanger, bolt, gib, or pin may not be cracked or broken. A coil spring may not be fully compressed when the locomotive is at rest.
(c) A shock absorber may not be broken or leaking clearly formed droplets of oil or other fluid.

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-04-17; vol. 79 # 74 - Thursday, April 17, 2014
    1. 79 FR 21636 - Locomotive Safety Standards
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      49 CFR Part 229

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 229 after this date.

  • 2014-04-17; vol. 79 # 74 - Thursday, April 17, 2014
    1. 79 FR 21636 - Locomotive Safety Standards
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      49 CFR Part 229