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Each railroad participating in C3RS also participates in the national Steering Committee and the Peer Review Team (PRT) on site. The railroad works with other stakeholders to implement C3RS, reviews PRT reports, and takes corrective action.

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

FRA's Office of Research and Development sponsors and funds C3RS, while the Office of Railroad Safety consults on goals and implementation and also funds C3RS.

Labor organizations

Labor organizations participate in the national Steering Committee and the PRT at each site.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

NASA is a federal agency that serves as an independent third party that collects, analyzes, and maintains the confidential data collected for C3RS. NASA also identifies safety trends and emerging risks and writes and distributes publications to share this information with site participants and the railroad industry. 

Peer Review Team (PRT)

A PRT consists of local representatives from railroad management, union officers, and FRA. It promotes C3RS at the site, identifies why close calls occur, recommends corrective action, and evaluates the effectiveness of any implemented actions.

Steering Committee

The national Steering Committee is made up of representatives from stakeholder organizations and oversees 

Last updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2022