US Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
  • 03 - Dienstleistungen, Betriebswirtschaft, Verwaltung, Qualität, Verkehr, Soziologie
  • 19 - Prüfwesen
  • 45 - Eisenbahntechnik

Passenger equipment, high-speed trainsets; Quality (ICS code(s): 03.120); Mechanical testing (ICS code(s): 19.060); Railway engineering in general (ICS code(s): 45.020)

Passenger Equipment Safety Standards; Standards for High-Speed Trainsets; (67 page(s), in English)

Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) - FRA is proposing to amend its Passenger Equipment Safety Standards to modernize Tier I and Tier III safety appliance requirements; update the pre-revenue compliance documentation and testing requirements; establish crashworthiness requirements for individual Tier I-compliant vehicles equipped with crash energy management (CEM); establish standards for Tier III inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) and movement of defective equipment (MODE); incorporate general safety requirements from FRA's Railroad Locomotive Safety Standards for Tier III trainsets; and provide for periodic inspection of emergency lighting to ensure proper functioning.