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Bibliography 85 Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Transit Administration: "Joint Statement of Agency Policy Concerning Shared Use of the Tracks of the General Rail System by Conventional Railroads and Light Rail Transit Systems." Federal Register, July 10, 2000. American Railway Engineering and Maintenance Association (AREMA). Manual for Railway Engineering (current edition). This manual contains technical standards for the design, installation, inspection and maintenance of railroad track, structures, and electrification systems. The manual is regularly updated to reflect new technologies, materials, and methods, as well as changes in FRA safety regulations and railroad service needs. Association of American Railroads (AAR). Manual of Standards and Recommended Practices (cur- rent edition). This manual is primarily concerned with freight railroad cars and locomotives, but some standards are regularly used in specifications for passenger cars and locomotives. Examples are wheels, axles, bearings and couplers. The manual is regularly modified and updated and updates may be automatically distributed to subscribers. American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Passenger Rail Equipment Safety Standards (PRESS) (current edition). This manual contains standards for the design, construction, inspec- tion and maintenance of railroad passenger cars. The manual is regularly updated to reflect new technologies, materials and methods, as well as changes in FRA safety regulations and railroad service needs. Federal Railroad Administration. Railroad Safety Regulations located in 49 CFR Parts 200 to 299. The most important standards for passenger rail interests are Part 213, Track Safety Standards; Part 236, Signal and Train Control System Regulations; and Part 238, Passenger Car Safety Standards. These and other FRA safety regulations relevant to passenger rail operations at both conventional and high speeds are actively being revised and updated in response to provisions in PRIIA and to meet the need for safety regulations for high-speed railroad systems. 49 CFR 243, "FOX High Speed Rail Safety Standards, Proposed Rule," Federal Register, Decem- ber 12, 1997. This "rule of particular applicability" was developed to govern safety on the proposed FOX high-speed train service in Florida. This service was to operate on a dedicated corridor using French TGV technology. It is likely to serve as a model for similar proposed high-speed rail systems in the future. U.S. Department of Transportation. "Talgo Train operations on U.S. Railroad Corridors." DOT Docket Management System (DMS) Reference FRA-1999-6404. Items 86 and 87. (1999). These docket items document a series and structural and risk analyses to support a waiver application to operate the non-FRA-compliant Talgo on Washington State's Cascades Corridor. Capacity and Cost Analysis AECOM. "Cost-Allocation Methods for Commuter, Intercity and Freight Rail Operations on Shared-Use Rail Systems and Corridors," September 2006. Final Report for NCHRP Project 20-65 (Task 12). This project was the predecessor to NCHRP Project 8-64, which produced this Guide- book. It focused specifically on access costs and operating cost sharing. AECOM. NCHRP Research Results Digest 313: Cost-Allocation Methods for Commuter, Intercity, and Freight Rail Operations on Shared-Use Rail Systems and Corridors, February 2007. A summary of the above. Interstate Commerce Commission. Costing Methodologies for the Northeast Corridor Commuter: Commuter Service. Ex Parte 417, February 1983. The decision that established the process for shar- ing Northeast Corridor operating costs between Amtrak and the commuter rail agencies using the