FY14 Safety Analysis of ECP Brake Equipment for Passenger Trains - Phase-II

Quick Facts

Due DateMarch 24, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 50,400
Category of Funding ActivityTransportation
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Only the American Public Transportation Association (APTA)is eligible to apply for this grant.

Program Description

Provide a grant to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for the purposes of supporting the conduct of a Preliminary Hazard Analysis (PHA), an Operating and Support Hazard Analysis (OSHA), a Safety Traceability Matrix and a Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) of a proposed American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Safety Standard for Electronically-Controlled Pneumatic Brake Equipment for use in passenger train applications according to established, recognized industry standards and methods. Expand work with the Brake Supplier to review and analyze the operating manuals, consequences of not applying the correct procedure for the operation, and maintenance tasks identified as mitigation in the PHA and FMECA. Work with the Brake Supplier to ensure the proposed mitigations are reasonable and can be implemented in the operating procedures being submitted to the railroad companies.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberFR-RRD-14-005
Funding Opportunity TitleFY14 Safety Analysis of ECP Brake Equipment for Passenger Trains - Phase-II
Opportunity CategoryTransportation
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateFebruary 24, 2014 (Monday)
Application Due DateMarch 24, 2014 (Monday)
***No Explanation
Application Archive DateApril 23, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUp to $ 50,400
CFDA Number
  • 20.313 - Railroad Research and Development

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Only the American Public Transportation Association (APTA)is eligible to apply for this grant.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Transportation
Program Information WebsiteFY14 Safety Analysis of ECP Brake Equipment for Passenger Trains - Phase-II
ContactOffice: DOT/Federal Railroad Administration
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