PHMSA Proposes New Regulations Allowing LNG Transport by Rail
PHMSA, in coordination with the Federal Railroad
Administration (FRA), is proposing changes to the Hazardous Materials
Regulations to allow for the bulk transport of Methane, refrigerated
liquid, commonly known as liquefied natural gas (LNG), in rail tank
cars. This rulemaking proposes to authorize the transportation of
Methane, refrigerated liquid by rail in the DOT-113C120W specification
rail tank car.