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(Source: Trains Magazine, January 17, 2022)

The head of the Federal Railroad Administration has warned Class I railroads that it will take enforcement action if they don’t make recommended improvements to their engineer and conductor training and certification programs. Administrator Amit Bose, in a Jan. 5 letter to the chief executives of the Class I systems, said, “I want to remind industry that the quality and adequacy of these certification programs are fundamental to ensuring that your operating crews are properly trained to safely perform their assigned duties. This starts with certification programs that clearly meet the minimum training and qualification standards.”

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