Two More Carriers Petition FRA for Relief from “Hands-on” Periodic Refresher Training

In February 2019, Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for a waiver of compliance from certain provisions of the Federal railroad safety regulations regarding refresher training for all NS craft personnel responsible for performing freight air brakes tests. Specifically, NS proposed to create a 3-D simulation using web-based software to satisfy […]

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