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Title 49 Part 238 → Subpart D → §238.301

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter II → Part 238 → Subpart D → §238.301

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Title 49 Part 238 → Subpart D → §238.301

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 238Subpart D → §238.301


Title 49: Transportation
PART 238—PASSENGER EQUIPMENT SAFETY STANDARDS
Subpart D—Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Requirements for Tier I Passenger Equipment


§238.301   Scope.

(a) This subpart contains requirements pertaining to the inspection, testing, and maintenance of passenger equipment operating at speeds not exceeding 125 miles per hour. The requirements in this subpart address the inspection, testing, and maintenance of the brake system as well as other mechanical and electrical components covered by this part.

(b) Beginning on January 1, 2002, the requirements contained in this subpart shall apply to railroads operating Tier I passenger equipment covered by this part. A railroad may request earlier application of the requirements contained in this subpart upon written notification to FRA's Associate Administrator for Safety as provided in §238.1(c).

(c) Paragraphs (b) and (c) of §238.309 shall apply beginning September 9, 1999.

[64 FR 25660, May 12, 1999, as amended at 65 FR 41307, July 3, 2000]