Recommended Practice

Fire Safety Analysis of Existing Passenger Rail Equipment


This recommended practice addresses the fire safety analysis requirement contained in 49 CFR Section 238.103(d), for all categories of existing passenger railroad
equipment and service. This recommended practice provides a logical succession of steps that a passenger railroad should use to perform the required fire safety analysis. This recommended practice provides guidance for making determinations as to which categories and levels of fire safety risks may be acceptable and unacceptable to that railroad for purposes of regulatory compliance.

Document History
Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA PR-PS-RP-005-00 11/01/2000 Published


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