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Rail Transit Rules and Regulations

CPUC General Orders

Rules established by the Commission are called General Orders or GOs.  The following lists some of the more relevant General Orders to rail transit safety and security.  Other General Orders are available in the index of all General Orders.

General Safety Rules

  • GO 143-B: Safety Rules and Regulations Governing Light-Rail Transit
  • GO 164-D: Rules and Regulations Governing State Safety Oversight of Rail Fixed Guideway Systems

Construction and Maintenance Rules

  • GO 26-D: Clearances on railroads and street railroads as to side and overhead structures, parallel tracks and crossings
  • GO 95: Overhead electric line construction
  • GO 118-A: Construction, reconstruction and maintenance of walkways and control, of vegetation adjacent to railroad tracks
  

Last Modified: 3/17/2014


 
 
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