Send Message to your U.S. Senators on the Railway Safety Act of 2023 (S.576)
S.576 (The Railway Safety Act) on a bipartisan committee vote of 16-11 passed the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. The legislation now heads to a floor vote in the U.S. Senate. This bipartisan legislation will: mandate two person crew on all freight trains, limit train length and weight and create regulations on wayside defect detectors (among many things).