DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Federal Railroad Administration
[Docket Number FRA–2010–0160]
Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System Pursuant to Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 235 and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), the following railroad has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of the signal system, as detailed below.
Applicant: CSX Transportation, Mr. Joseph Ivanyo, Chief Engineer, Communications and Signals, 500 Water Street, SC J–350, Jacksonville, FL 32202.
The CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) seeks relief from the requirements of 49 CFR Section 235.5 to expedite successful installation of the Positive Train Control (PTC) mandated by the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008. CSXT will be updating first generation, non-microprocessor based coded track circuitry, eliminating certain searchlight signal mechanisms, relocating signals to more advantageous locations and other desired modifications not previously addressed, which may otherwise require the submission of an application. http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-29473.pdf