Amalgamation of Operations [Transportation] Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 244.9 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B -- Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter II -- Federal Railroad Administration, Department of Transportation; Part 244 -- Regulations on Safety Integration Plans Governing Railroad Consolidations, Mergers, and Acquisitions of Control; Subpart A – General], amalgamation of operations means “the migration, combination, or unification of one set of railroad operations with another set of railroad operations, including, but not limited to, the allocation of resources affecting railroad operations (e.g., changes in personnel, track, bridges, or communication or signal systems; or use or deployment of maintenance-of-way equipment, locomotives, or freight or passenger cars).”