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Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 238


TITLE 49—Transportation

Subtitle B—OTHER REGULATIONS RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER II—FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

PART 238—PASSENGER EQUIPMENT SAFETY STANDARDS

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§238.1
Purpose and scope.
§238.3
Applicability.
§238.5
Definitions.
§238.7
Waivers.
§238.9
Responsibility for compliance.
§238.11
Penalties.
§238.13
Preemptive effect.
§238.15
Movement of passenger equipment with power brake defects.
§238.17
Movement of passenger equipment with other than power brake defects.
§238.19
Reporting and tracking of repairs to defective passenger equipment.
§238.21
Special approval procedure.
§238.23
Information collection.
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Subpart B—SAFETY PLANNING AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

§238.101
Scope.
§238.103
Fire safety.
§238.105
Train electronic hardware and software safety.
§238.107
Inspection, testing, and maintenance plan.
§238.109
Training, qualification, and designation program.
§238.111
Pre-revenue service acceptance testing plan.
§238.112
Door emergency egress and rescue access systems.
§238.113
Emergency window exits.
§238.114
Rescue access windows.
§238.115
Emergency lighting.
§238.117
Protection against personal injury.
§238.119
Rim-stamped straight-plate wheels.
§238.121
Emergency communication.
§238.123
Emergency roof access.
§238.125
Marking and instructions for emergency egress and rescue access.
§238.127
Low-location emergency exit path marking.
Appendix
Figure 1 to Subpart B of Part 238—Example of Location and Staggering of Emergency Window Exits—§238.113
Appendix
Figure 1A to Subpart B of Part 238—Example of Location of Rescue Access Windows—§238.114
Appendix
Figure 1B to Subpart B of Part 238—Example of Location and Staggering of Emergency Window Exits and Location of Rescue Access Windows—§§238.113 and 238.114
Appendix
Figure 1C to Subpart B of Part 238—Example of a Passenger Compartment Including a Vestibule Connected by an Open Passageway and Excluding a Vestibule Separated by an Interior Door—§§238.113 and 238.114
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Figure 2 to Subpart B of Part 238—Example of a Multi-Level Car Complying with Window Location and Staggering Requirements—§§238.113 and 238.114
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Figure 2A to Subpart B of Part 238—Example of an Intermediate Level Seating Area of a Multi-Level Car Complying With Window Location Requirements—§§238.113 and 238.114
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Figure 2B to Subpart B of Part 238—Example of an Intermediate Level Seating Area of a Multi-Level Car Complying With Window Location Requirements—§§238.113 and 238.114
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Figure 3 to Subpart B of Part 238—Example of Location and Marking of Structural Weak Points on Roof of Passenger Car—§238.123
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Subpart C—SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR TIER I PASSENGER EQUIPMENT

§238.201
Scope/alternative compliance.
§238.203
Static end strength.
§238.205
Anti-climbing mechanism.
§238.207
Link between coupling mechanism and car body.
§238.209
Forward end structure of locomotives, including cab cars and MU locomotives.
§238.211
Collision posts.
§238.213
Corner posts.
§238.215
Rollover strength.
§238.217
Side structure.
§238.219
Truck-to-car-body attachment.
§238.221
Glazing.
§238.223
Locomotive fuel tanks.
§238.225
Electrical system.
§238.227
Suspension system.
§238.229
Safety appliances—general.
§238.230
Safety appliances—new equipment.
§238.231
Brake system.
§238.233
Interior fittings and surfaces.
§238.235
[Reserved]
§238.237
Automated monitoring.
Appendix
Part 238, Subpart C, Figure 1
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Subpart D—INSPECTION, TESTING, AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR TIER I PASSENGER EQUIPMENT

§238.301
Scope.
§238.303
Exterior calendar day mechanical inspection of passenger equipment.
§238.305
Interior calendar day mechanical inspection of passenger cars.
§238.307
Periodic mechanical inspection of passenger cars and unpowered vehicles used in passenger trains.
§238.309
Periodic brake equipment maintenance.
§238.311
Single car test.
§238.313
Class I brake test.
§238.315
Class IA brake test.
§238.317
Class II brake test.
§238.319
Running brake test.
§238.321
Out-of-service credit.
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Subpart E—SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR TIER II PASSENGER EQUIPMENT

§238.401
Scope.
§238.403
Crash energy management.
§238.405
Longitudinal static compressive strength.
§238.407
Anti-climbing mechanism.
§238.409
Forward end structures of power car cabs.
§238.411
Rear end structures of power car cabs.
§238.413
End structures of trailer cars.
§238.415
Rollover strength.
§238.417
Side loads.
§238.419
Truck-to-car-body and truck component attachment.
§238.421
Glazing.
§238.423
Fuel tanks.
§238.425
Electrical system.
§238.427
Suspension system.
§238.428
Overheat sensors.
§238.429
Safety appliances.
§238.431
Brake system.
§238.433
Draft system.
§238.435
Interior fittings and surfaces.
§238.437
[Reserved]
§238.439
Doors.
§238.441
Emergency roof access.
§238.443
Headlights.
§238.445
Automated monitoring.
§238.447
Train operator's controls and power car cab layout.
Appendix
Figure 1 to Subpart E of Part 238—Power Car Cab Forward End Structure Conceptual Implementation
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Figure 2 to Subpart E of Part 238—Power Car Cab Rear End Structure Conceptual Implementation 1—to Subpart E
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Figure 3 to Subpart E of Part 238—Trailer Car End Structure Conceptual Implementation 1—to Subpart E
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Figure 4 to Subpart E of Part 238—Trailer Car In-Board Vestibule End Structure Conceptual Implementation 1—to Subpart E
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Subpart F—INSPECTION, TESTING, AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR TIER II PASSENGER EQUIPMENT

§238.501
Scope.
§238.503
Inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements.
§238.505
Program approval procedure.
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Subpart G—SPECIFIC SAFETY PLANNING REQUIREMENTS FOR TIER II PASSENGER EQUIPMENT

§238.601
Scope.
§238.603
Safety planning requirements.
Appendix
Appendix A to Part 238—Schedule of Civil Penalties
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Appendix B to Part 238—Test Methods and Performance Criteria for the Flammability and Smoke Emission Characteristics of Materials Used in Passenger Cars and Locomotive Cabs
Appendix
Appendix C to Part 238 [Reserved]
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Appendix D to Part 238—Requirements for External Fuel Tanks on Tier I Locomotives
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Appendix E to Part 238—General Principles of Reliability-Based Maintenance Programs
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Appendix F to Part 238—Alternative Dynamic Performance Requirements for Front End Structures of Cab Cars and MU Locomotives


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