Rail

Rail

The items below are the currently open NTSB recommendations regarding rail and the OHMS responses. For copies of the specific letters containing the NTSB/OHMS dialog, click the link for the specific item and review the list of "Related Downloads" on the right.

NTSB Classifications:

  • OAA - Open Acceptable Response
  • OAAR - Open Acceptable Alternate Response
  • OUA - Open Unacceptable Response
  • ORR - Open Response Received
  • OAR - Open Await Response

Currently Open Recommendations

R-07-4  Immediate Notification to Emergency Responders; OAA Apr 24, 2007
R-08-13  Optimum Separation Requirements; OAA May 22, 2008
R-12-5  Enhanced protection of DOT-111 Tank Cars used in ethanol and crude oil service; OAA Mar 2, 2012
R-12-6  Bottom Outlet Valve Closure; OAA Mar 2, 2012
R-12-7  Adoption of American Association of Railroads (AAR) center sill or draft sill attachment designs; OAA Mar 2, 2012
R-14-4  Rail Routing of Trains Carrying Flammable Liquids; OAA Jan 23, 2014
R-14-5  Comprehensive Response Plan Threshold; OAA Jan 23, 2014
R-14-6  Shipper Testing and Documentation for Hazmat Classification; OAA Jan 23, 2014