|Quality Assurance Program (QAP) for loading/unloading racks.|
Programs for compliance with the provisions of 49 CFR 179.7 and AAR Circular Letters for Registration with the AAR for Class F and G tank car facilities. We will develop a QAP for the customerís loading/unloading facilities, train the personnel in compliance with the program, and Register the facility with the AAR.
|Tank Car Securement Programs and Securement Work Processes.|
Develop a Securement Program from two perspectives, first from an equipment viewpoint and make recommendations on equipment improvements and second from a procedures viewpoint and develop securement Work Processes to ensure tank cars are properly secured when offered for transportation to meet the provisions of 49 CFR 172.31(d) - Examination before shipping.
|Specifications for New Built Tank Cars for lease or purchase.|
Develop specifications to meet product specific requirements, to meet AAR requirements and FRA Regulations for tank car sizes up to and including 286,000 lb Gross Rail Load.
|Specifications for Existing Tank Cars for lease or purchase.|
Develop specifications to meet product specific requirements, to
meet AAR requirements and FRA Regulations for tank cars and
evaluate candidate tank cars specifications from leasors.
|Rail car nomenclature and Maintenance Training|
|Project Management for the Acquisition of New Built Tank Cars|
|Project Management for the Acquisition of Existing Tank Cars to be leased.|
|Trouble shooting of mechanical or procedural deficiencies.|
|Leak Incident Investigation|
|Non-Accident Release (NAR) Investigations and NAR Reduction Programs|
|Advocacy before the Federal Railroad Administration|
|FRA Regulation Interpretation and specific application|
|Programs for Equipment Regulation Compliance|
|Advocacy before the AARís Tank Car Committee.|
|AAR Standards Interpretation and specific application|
|Preparation and Management of Applications for Exemptions to Federal Regulations|
|Development of Best Practices|
|Third Party parts and equipment recommendation|
|Thermal Protection modeling|
|Determination of tank cars for 286,000 lb. Gross Rail Load service|