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e-CFR data is current as of December 5, 2019

Title 49Subtitle BChapter IIPart 213


TITLE 49—Transportation

Subtitle B—OTHER REGULATIONS RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER II—FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

PART 213—TRACK SAFETY STANDARDS

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§213.1
Scope of part.
§213.3
Application.
§213.4
Excepted track.
§213.5
Responsibility for compliance.
§213.7
Designation of qualified persons to supervise certain renewals and inspect track.
§213.9
Classes of track: operating speed limits.
§213.11
Restoration or renewal of track under traffic conditions.
§213.13
Measuring track not under load.
§213.14
Application of requirements to curved track.
§213.15
Penalties.
§213.17
Waivers.
§213.19
Information collection.
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Subpart B—ROADBED

§213.31
Scope.
§213.33
Drainage.
§213.37
Vegetation.
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Subpart C—TRACK GEOMETRY

§213.51
Scope.
§213.53
Gage.
§213.55
Track alinement.
§213.57
Curves; elevation and speed limitations.
§213.59
Elevation of curved track; runoff.
§213.63
Track surface.
§213.65
Combined track alinement and surface deviations.
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Subpart D—TRACK STRUCTURE

§213.101
Scope.
§213.103
Ballast; general.
§213.109
Crossties.
§213.110
Gage restraint measurement systems.
§213.113
Defective rails.
§213.115
Rail end mismatch.
§213.118
Continuous welded rail (CWR); plan review and approval.
§213.119
Continuous welded rail (CWR); plan contents.
§213.121
Rail joints.
§213.122
Torch cut rail.
§213.123
Tie plates.
§213.127
Rail fastening systems.
§213.133
Turnouts and track crossings generally.
§213.135
Switches.
§213.137
Frogs.
§213.139
Spring rail frogs.
§213.141
Self-guarded frogs.
§213.143
Frog guard rails and guard faces; gage.
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Subpart E—TRACK APPLIANCES AND TRACK-RELATED DEVICES

§213.201
Scope.
§213.205
Derails.
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Subpart F—INSPECTION

§213.231
Scope.
§213.233
Track inspections.
§213.234
Automated inspection of track constructed with concrete crossties.
§213.235
Inspection of switches, track crossings, and lift rail assemblies or other transition devices on moveable bridges.
§213.237
Inspection of rail.
§213.238
Qualified operator.
§213.239
Special inspections.
§213.241
Inspection records.
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Subpart G—TRAIN OPERATIONS AT TRACK CLASSES 6 AND HIGHER

§213.301
Scope of subpart.
§213.303
Responsibility for compliance.
§213.305
Designation of qualified individuals; general qualifications.
§213.307
Classes of track: operating speed limits.
§213.309
Restoration or renewal of track under traffic conditions.
§213.311
Measuring track not under load.
§213.313
Application of requirements to curved track.
§213.317
Waivers.
§213.319
Drainage.
§213.321
Vegetation.
§213.323
Track gage.
§213.327
Track alinement.
§213.329
Curves; elevation and speed limitations.
§213.331
Track surface.
§213.332
Combined track alinement and surface deviations.
§213.333
Automated vehicle-based inspection systems.
§213.334
Ballast; general.
§213.335
Crossties.
§213.337
Defective rails.
§213.339
Inspection of rail in service.
§213.341
Initial inspection of new rail and welds.
§213.343
Continuous welded rail (CWR).
§213.345
Vehicle/track system qualification.
§213.347
Automotive or railroad crossings at grade.
§213.349
Rail end mismatch.
§213.351
Rail joints.
§213.352
Torch cut rail.
§213.353
Turnouts, crossovers, and lift rail assemblies or other transition devices on moveable bridges.
§213.355
Frog guard rails and guard faces; gage.
§213.357
Derails.
§213.359
Track stiffness.
§213.361
Right of way.
§213.365
Visual inspections.
§213.367
Special inspections.
§213.369
Inspection records.
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Appendix
Appendix A to Part 213—Maximum Allowable Curving Speeds
Appendix
Appendixes B-C to Part 213 [Reserved]
Appendix
Appendix D to Part 213—Minimally Compliant Analytical Track (MCAT) Simulations Used for Qualifying Vehicles To Operate at High Speeds and at High Cant Deficiencies

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