49 CFR 225.1 - Purpose.

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§ 225.1 Purpose.

The purpose of this part is to provide the Federal Railroad Administration with accurate information concerning the hazards and risks that exist on the Nation's railroads. FRA needs this information to effectively carry out its regulatory responsibilities under 49 U.S.C. chapters 201- 213. FRA also uses this information for determining comparative trends of railroad safety and to develop hazard elimination and risk reduction programs that focus on preventing railroad injuries and accidents. Any State may require railroads to submit to it copies of accident/incident and injury/illness reports filed with FRA under this part, for accidents/incidents and injuries/illnesses which occur in that State.

[ 75 FR 68903, Nov. 9, 2010]

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Title 49 published on 2015-12-03

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 225 after this date.

  • 2016-12-23; vol. 81 # 247 - Friday, December 23, 2016
    1. 81 FR 94271 - Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar Year 2017
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective January 1, 2017.
      49 CFR Part 225