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Title 49 Part 238 → Subpart H → §238.701

Title 49 → Subtitle B → Chapter II → Part 238 → Subpart H → §238.701

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Title 49 Part 238 → Subpart H → §238.701

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Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 238Subpart H → §238.701


Title 49: Transportation
PART 238—PASSENGER EQUIPMENT SAFETY STANDARDS
Subpart H—Specific Requirements for Tier III Passenger Equipment


§238.701   Scope.

This subpart contains specific requirements for railroad passenger equipment operating in a shared right-of-way at speeds not exceeding 125 mph and in an exclusive right-of-way without grade crossings at speeds exceeding 125 mph but not exceeding 220 mph. Passenger seating is permitted in the leading unit of a Tier III trainset if the trainset complies with the crashworthiness and occupant protection requirements of this subpart, and the railroad has an approved right-of-way plan under §213.361 of this chapter and an approved HSR-125 plan under §236.1007(c) of this chapter. Demonstration of compliance with the requirements of this subpart is subject to FRA review and approval under §238.111.