June 21, 2016: Notice of Public Hearing for Statutory Exemption

FRA will be holding a hearing at the request of the Association of American Railroads to discuss evidence for the statutory exemption request submitted earlier this year. AAR is requesting a waiver of compliance and statutory exemption regarding end-of-train devices and  brake system safety standards for freight and non-passenger trains.
The hearing will be held on September 13, 2016. FRA has also extended the comment period for the waiver of compliance request to October 13, 2016.

Docket Number FRA–2016–0018