H. R. 1748, Safe Freight Act of 2019.

Summary: To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the minimum size of crews of freight trains, and for other purposes.  Cosponsors

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 4/12/19.

STATUS: Introduced 3/13/19 by Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large]. 

ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:

  • The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers-Transportation Division (SMART TD) have announced their support of a bill that calls for two-person rail crews. (Source: Progressive Railroading)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable

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