August 12, 2013: (MTG) FRA – Emergency Meeting of the Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC)

FRA Announces an Emergency Meeting of the Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) in Response to the July 6th Lac-Megantic, Quebec Train Derailment.

FRA is holding an Emergency RSAC meeting to be held Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 9:00 am to approximately 4:30 pm at the National Housing Center, 1201 15th ST NW, Washington, DC 20005. The public and the media are invited to attend and observie the proceedings, space permitting, but are not going to be allowed to participate in any way.

Remarks will be given by the FRA Administrator, Committee members will be briefed on the preliminary findings of the accident, and discussions will involve the safety issues related to the July 6 accident.