49 CFR 236.18 - Software management control plan.

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§ 236.18 Software management control plan.
(a) Within 6 months of June 6, 2005, each railroad shall develop and adopt a software management control plan for its signal and train control systems. A railroad commencing operations after June 6, 2005, shall adopt a software management control plan for its signal and train control systems prior to commencing operations.
(b) Within 30 months of the completion of the software management control plan, each railroad shall have fully implemented such plan.
(c) For purposes of this section, “software management control plan” means a plan designed to ensure that the proper and intended software version for each specific site and location is documented (mapped) and maintained through the life-cycle of the system. The plan must further describe how the proper software configuration is to be identified and confirmed in the event of replacement, modification, or disarrangement of any part of the system.
[70 FR 11095, Mar. 7, 2005]

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  • 2013-11-27; vol. 78 # 229 - Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    1. 78 FR 70888 - Need for Agency Approval of a Railroad's Use of Certain Technology That Has Been Previously Approved for Use by a Different Railroad
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Interim statement of agency interpretation, with request for public comment.
      This document is effective on November 27, 2013. Public comments on the interim interpretation are due by January 27, 2014. Late-filed comments will be considered to the extent practicable.
      49 CFR Part 236

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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 236 after this date.

  • 2013-11-27; vol. 78 # 229 - Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    1. 78 FR 70888 - Need for Agency Approval of a Railroad's Use of Certain Technology That Has Been Previously Approved for Use by a Different Railroad
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Interim statement of agency interpretation, with request for public comment.
      This document is effective on November 27, 2013. Public comments on the interim interpretation are due by January 27, 2014. Late-filed comments will be considered to the extent practicable.
      49 CFR Part 236