Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
FR 83 48393-48401
49 CFR Parts 174 and 179
Hazardous Materials: Removal of Electronically
Controlled Pneumatic Brake System Requirements
for High Hazard Flammable Unit Trains
SUMMARY: The Pipeline and Hazardous
Materials Safety Administration, in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration, is issuing this final rule to remove requirements pertaining to electronically controlled pneumatic brake systems on high-hazard flammable unit trains. This final action is based on the Department of Transportation’s determination that the requirements are not economically justified.
DATES: Effective Date: This rule is effective September 25, 2018.