49 CFR 213.9 - Classes of track: operating speed limits

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  • Carter v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp., Case No. 13-cv-00809-JCS
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • August 8, 2014
    ...rules establish the duty of care. Id. at 17 (citing CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Easterwood ("Easterwood"), 507 U.S. 658, 664 (1993); 49 C.F.R. § 213.9). Further, Defendants assert, any state law claims, including claims asserted under state tort law, based on a theory of excessive speed are......
  • Zimmerman v. Norfolk Southern Corp., Civil Action No. 10-cv-02267
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Pennsylvania)
    • August 17, 2011
    ...speed, pursuant to the FRSA, which regulations preclude states from imposing an independent duty on the railroad. 49 U.S.C. § 20106; 49 C.F.R. § 213.9; CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Easterwood, 507 U.S. 658, 676, 113 S.Ct. 1732, 1743-1744, 123 L.Ed.2d 387, 404 (1993). Accordingly, because the......
  • Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp. v. Cimarron Crossing Feeders, No. 16-1094-JTM
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — District of Kansas
    • November 14, 2018
    ...by the FRA. At the time of the derailment, the Amtrak train was travelling at 60 miles per hour on Class 3 track, a speed permitted by 49 C.F.R. 213.9. Any suggestions that Amtrak was negligent in operating the train at an excessive speed (or expressed conversely as failing to slow the trai......
  • Kaisha v. Burlington and Northern Santa Fe Railway, No. CV 03-6523GAFRZX.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Central District of California
    • April 8, 2005
    ...setting maximum train speeds for different classes of track." 507 U.S. 658, 662, 113 S.Ct. 1732, 123 L.Ed.2d 387 (1993) (referring to 49 C.F.R. § 213.9). These regulations "set maximum allowable operating speeds for all freight and passenger trains for each class of track on which they trav......
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  • Carter v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp., Case No. 13-cv-00809-JCS
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Northern District of California
    • August 8, 2014
    ...rules establish the duty of care. Id. at 17 (citing CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Easterwood ("Easterwood"), 507 U.S. 658, 664 (1993); 49 C.F.R. § 213.9). Further, Defendants assert, any state law claims, including claims asserted under state tort law, based on a theory of excessive speed are......
  • Zimmerman v. Norfolk Southern Corp., Civil Action No. 10-cv-02267
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 3th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Pennsylvania)
    • August 17, 2011
    ...speed, pursuant to the FRSA, which regulations preclude states from imposing an independent duty on the railroad. 49 U.S.C. § 20106; 49 C.F.R. § 213.9; CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Easterwood, 507 U.S. 658, 676, 113 S.Ct. 1732, 1743-1744, 123 L.Ed.2d 387, 404 (1993). Accordingly, because the......
  • Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp. v. Cimarron Crossing Feeders, No. 16-1094-JTM
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — District of Kansas
    • November 14, 2018
    ...by the FRA. At the time of the derailment, the Amtrak train was travelling at 60 miles per hour on Class 3 track, a speed permitted by 49 C.F.R. 213.9. Any suggestions that Amtrak was negligent in operating the train at an excessive speed (or expressed conversely as failing to slow the trai......
  • Kaisha v. Burlington and Northern Santa Fe Railway, No. CV 03-6523GAFRZX.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Central District of California
    • April 8, 2005
    ...setting maximum train speeds for different classes of track." 507 U.S. 658, 662, 113 S.Ct. 1732, 123 L.Ed.2d 387 (1993) (referring to 49 C.F.R. § 213.9). These regulations "set maximum allowable operating speeds for all freight and passenger trains for each class of track on which they trav......
  • Request a trial to view additional results

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