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§240.221 Identification of qualified persons.
(a) A railroad shall maintain a written record identifying each person designated by it as a supervisor of locomotive engineers.
(b) A railroad shall maintain a written record identifying each person designated as a certified locomotive engineer. That listing of certified engineers shall indicate the class of service the railroad determines each person is qualified to perform and date of the railroad's certification decision.
(c) If a railroad is responsible for controlling joint operations territory, the listing shall include person(s) certified in accordance with §240.229.
(d) The listing required by paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) shall be updated at least annually.
(e) The record required under this section shall be kept at the divisional or regional headquarters of the railroad and shall be available for inspection or copying by FRA during regular business hours.
(f) A railroad may obtain approval from FRA to maintain this record electronically or maintain this record at the railroad's general offices, or both. Requests for such approval shall be filed in writing with the Associate Administrator for Safety and contain sufficient information to explain how FRA will be given access to the data that is fully equivalent to that created by compliance with paragraph (e).
[56 FR 28254, June 19, 1991, as amended at 74 FR 68184, Dec. 23, 2009]