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FRA Proposes Safety Standard Updates to Allow for High-Speed Passenger Trains

Provides new path for passenger safety to be evaluated and achieved Agency invites comments on proposal 
WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today proposed updates for the passenger train safety standards used in the United States as the country looks to add high-speed trains that can travel up to 220 miles per hour and replace its aging passenger fleet. The proposed updates represent nearly a decade of work by FRA’s passenger rail...