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  • Writer's pictureKatie Inouye

Updating your 243 Plan Just Got Easier

It's been almost a year since 49 CFR Part 243 has gone into effect for contractors and short line railroads. And for many, there is already a need to update your FRA 243 submissions, which just got easier. You can now make courses inactive in the FRA 243 submission portal.

First Edit a Course

Find the course you want to make in edit and select the pencil icon.

Then select Make Course Inactive

That's it, it is just two simple steps.

Why Make a Course Inactive?

If you are no longer using a course or it was originally submitted by mistake, this is a great new feature in the FRA Portal to make sure FRA has accurate information about the courses you are using under 49 CFR Part 243.

Looking for a training ally? Spark Training Solutions has provided a combination of learning technology, 243 consulting, and content resources to ensure our short line railroads and contractors see an ROI on their training initiatives. Contact us at to learn more.

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