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FTA Special Directive 22-5


FTA issues Special Directive 22-5 to require the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to address ongoing safety concerns and interim findings uncovered during FTA’s Safety Management Inspection (SMI) initiated in April 2022. This Special Directive mandates that MBTA undertake three required actions within its system to address the pattern of safety incidents and interim safety findings concerning unintended and uncontrolled train movements by disabled trains in maintenance facilities and rail yards.

Last updated: Thursday, March 2, 2023
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