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DOT/FRA RIN: 2130-AC76 Publication ID: Fall 2022 
Title: Miscellaneous Amendments to Federal Glazing Standards 

The rulemaking proposes to amend 49 CFR part 223 by modifying the existing glazing standards to incorporate long-standing waivers and address the glazing requirements for equipment operated by smaller low-speed railroads, as well as equipment operated by tourist, excursion, and scenic railroads. The rulemaking would also update the test methods used to certify glazing.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 223   
Legal Authority: 28 U.S.C. 2461, note    49 CFR 1.89    49 U.S.C. 20102-20103    49 U.S.C. 20133    49 U.S.C. 201701-20702    49 U.S.C. 21301-21302    49 U.S.C. 21304   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/18/2022  87 FR 22847   
NPRM Comment Period End  06/17/2022 
Final Rule  12/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Amanda Maizel
Department of Transportation
Federal Railroad Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 493-8014