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Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 214Subpart D → §214.529


Title 49: Transportation
PART 214—RAILROAD WORKPLACE SAFETY
Subpart D—On-Track Roadway Maintenance Machines and Hi-Rail Vehicles


§214.529   In-service failure of primary braking system.

(a) In the event of a total in-service failure of its primary braking system, an on-track roadway maintenance machine may be operated for the remainder of its tour of duty with the use of a secondary braking system or by coupling to another machine, if such operations may be done safely.

(b) If the total in-service failure of an on-track roadway maintenance machine's primary braking system occurs where other equipment is not available for coupling, the machine may, if it is safe to do so, travel to a clearance or repair point where it shall be placed out of service until repaired.

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