Railroad Accident Report: Report no. NTSB-RAR.

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Page 14 - Probable Cause The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of the accident was the failure of the...
Page 21 - ... injured. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was...
Page 5 - Major disaster" means any hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, high water, winddriven water, tidal wave, earthquake, drought, fire, or other catastrophe in any part of the United States, which, in the determination of the President, is or threatens to be of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant disaster assistance by the Federal Government to supplement the efforts and available resources of States, local governments, and relief organizations in alleviating the damage, loss, hardship, or suffering...
Page 5 - For the purpose of this section, the term — (1) 'oil' means oil of any kind or in any form, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, and oil mixed with wastes other than dredged spoil; (2) 'discharge...
Page 18 - Both conductors and enginemen are responsible for the safety of their trains and, under conditions not provided for by the rules, must take every precaution for their protection.
Page 5 - Major disaster" means any flood, drought, fire, hurricane, earthquake, Storm, or other catastrophe in any part of the United States which, in the determination of the President, is or threatens to be of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant disaster assistance by the Federal Government to supplement the efforts and available resources of States and local governments in alleviating the damage...
Page 3 - ... (A) assignment of duties and responsibilities among Federal departments and agencies in coordination with State and local agencies...
Page 19 - All trains must be given inspection and test as specified by paragraphs (a) to (h) of this section at points: (1) Where a train is originally made up (Initial Terminal) ; (2) Where train consist is changed other than by adding or removing a solid block of cars and train brake system remains charged; (3) Where train is received in interchange.
Page 8 - ... brake and air signal equipment on motive power and cars to the extent that it is possible to detect defective equipment by required air tests. (b) Communicating signal system on passenger equipment trains must be tested and known to be in a suitable condition for service before leaving terminal. (c) Each train must have the air brakes in effective operating condition...
Page 22 - Definitions. As used in this part — "Administrator" means the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration of the Department of Transportation or any person to whom he has delegated authority in the matter concerned. "Barrel" means a unit of measurement equal to 42 US gallons at 60".

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