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DOT/FRA RIN: 2130-AC49 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Revision of Method for Calculating Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents 

This rulemaking would amend 49 CFR part 225 to update the method for calculating the monetary threshold for reporting rail equipment accidents and incidents. The amendments would effect a minor technical correction to the existing threshold calculation formula and would improve the methods for preparing the data that will be entered into the threshold calculation formula.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 225   
Legal Authority: 49 CFR 1.89    49 U.S.C. 103    49 U.S.C. 20103    49 U.S.C. 20107    49 U.S.C. 20901 to 20902    49 U.S.C. 21301    49 U.S.C. 21302    49 U.S.C. 21311    49 U.S.C. 2461, note    49 U.S.C. 322(a)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Kathryn Gresham
Trial Attorney
Department of Transportation
Federal Railroad Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 493-6063