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The PUCN maintains a Rail Safety Program as part of Nevada's State Participation Program with the United States Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration ("FRA").  The agreement provides that the PUCN shall employ FRA certified inspectors in one or more of five inspection disciplines: track, operating practices, motive power and equipment, signal and train control, and hazardous materials.  The PUCN employs inspection personnel in the following four disciplines:

  1. Track
  2. Operating practices
  3. Motive power and equipment
  4. Hazardous material

 

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