49 CFR 210.5 - Definitions.

§ 210.5 Definitions.

(a)Statutory definitions. All terms used in this part and defined in the

Noise Control Act of 1972
( 42 U.S.C. 4901et seq.) have the definition set forth in that Act.

(b)Definitions in standards. All terms used in this part and defined in § 201.1 of the Railroad Noise Emission Standards, 40 CFR 201.1, have the definition set forth in that section.

(c)Additional definitions. As used in this part -

Administrator means the Federal Railroad Administrator, the Deputy Administrator, or any official of FRA to whom the Administrator has delegated authority to act in the Administrator's stead.

Consist of a locomotive and rail cars means one or more locomotives coupled to a rail car or rail cars.

FRA means the

Federal Railroad Administration

Inert retarder means a device or system for holding a classified cut of cars and preventing it from rolling out the bottom of a railyard.

Inspector means FRA inspectors or FRA specialists.

Noise defective means the condition in which railroad equipment is found to exceed the Railroad Noise Emission Standards, 40 CFR part 201.

Railroad equipment means rail cars, locomotives, active retarders, and load cell test stands.

Standards means the Railroad Noise Emission Standards, 40 CFR part 201. (See appendix A in this part for a listing.)

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Title 49 published on 09-Nov-2018 03:42

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 210 after this date.

  • 2018-07-16; vol. 83 # 136 - Monday, July 16, 2018
    1. 83 FR 32826 - Railroad Noise Emission Compliance Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
      (1) Written comments must be received by September 14, 2018. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. (2) FRA anticipates being able to resolve this rulemaking without a public, oral hearing. However, if FRA receives a specific request for a public, oral hearing prior to August 15, 2018, one will be scheduled and FRA will publish a supplemental document in the Federal Register to inform interested parties of the date, time, and location of any such hearing.
      49 CFR Part 210