Vintage/Heritage Trolley Vehicle B and K Operating Controllers
Notice of safety advisory.
Today the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is issuing Safety Advisory 14-3 advising rail transit agencies that operate reconditioned vintage/heritage trolley vehicles manufactured prior to January 1, 1956, of an operating concern regarding B and K high voltage operating controllers. This safety advisory recommends specific and immediate action for rail transit agencies not overseen by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), and provides supporting technical resources. The FTA's Safety Advisory 14-3, ``Vintage/Heritage Trolley Vehicle B and K Operating Controllers,'' is available in its entirety on the agency's public Web site (http://www.fta.dot.gov/tso--15922.html).