49 CFR 239.3 - Application.

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§ 239.3 Application.
(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, this part applies to all:
(1) Railroads that operate intercity or commuter passenger train service on standard gage track which is part of the general railroad system of transportation;
(2) Railroads that provide commuter or other short-haul rail passenger train service in a metropolitan or suburban area (as described by 49 U.S.C. 20102(1)), including public authorities operating passenger train service; and
(3) Passenger or freight railroads hosting the operation of passenger train service described in paragraph (a)(1) or (a)(2) of this section.
(b) This part does not apply to:
(1) Rapid transit operations in an urban area that are not connected with the general railroad system of transportation;
(2) Operation of private cars, including business/office cars and circus trains; or
(3) Tourist, scenic, historic, or excursion operations, whether on or off the general railroad system.

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-03-31; vol. 79 # 61 - Monday, March 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 18128 - Revisions to Passenger Train Emergency Preparedness Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective July 29, 2014. Petitions for reconsideration must be received on or before May 30, 2014. Comments in response to petitions for reconsideration must be received on or before July 14, 2014.
      49 CFR Part 239

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 239 after this date.

  • 2014-03-31; vol. 79 # 61 - Monday, March 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 18128 - Revisions to Passenger Train Emergency Preparedness Regulations
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective July 29, 2014. Petitions for reconsideration must be received on or before May 30, 2014. Comments in response to petitions for reconsideration must be received on or before July 14, 2014.
      49 CFR Part 239