December 7, 2015: (FR) Final Rule Issued Regarding Passenger Train Exterior Side Door Safety

The Federal Railroad Administration hopes this new rule, effective as of February 5, 2016,  will limit the number of injuries related to the exterior side door of passenger trains by improving the integrity of the door’s safety system. This rule is designed to enhance the level of safety for the passengers and crew members.

Docket No. FRA-2011-0063, Notice No. 2