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FRA Administrator Challenges Southeast States to Develop Shared Vision for Rail Service

FRA Administrator Challenges Southeast States to Develop Shared Vision for Rail Service

NTSB Investigators on scene in Fairfield, CT Federal Railroad Administrator Challenges Southeast States to Develop Shared Vision for Rail Service RICHMOND, Va. – Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph C. Szabo today called on elected officials and transportation planners in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia to develop a [...]

FRA Provides $1.8 Million TIGER 2013 Grant for Oklahoma Track Rehabilitation Project.

FRA Provides $1.8 Million TIGER 2013 Grant for Oklahoma Track Rehabilitation Project.

Railroad Avenue Seawall Construction Seattle, FRA Provides $1.8 Million TIGER 2013 Grant for Oklahoma Track Rehabilitation Project. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded a $1.8 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to rehabilitate 12 miles of track [...]

FRA Provides $2.97 Million to Port of San Francisco for Track Improvements U.S. Department

FRA Provides $2.97 Million to Port of San Francisco for Track Improvements U.S. Department

FRA Provides $2.97 Million to Port of San Francisco for Track Improvements The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded a Rail Line Relocation and Improvement Capital Program grant to improve a nearly mile long track within the Port of San Francisco. Once completed in July 2015, the Quint [...]

FRA to Issue Proposed Rule on Minimum Train Crew Size

FRA to Issue Proposed Rule on Minimum Train Crew Size

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced its intention to issue a proposed rule requiring two-person train crews on crude oil trains and establishing minimum crew size standards for most main line freight and passenger rail operations. The FRA also intends to advance a rulemaking on train [...]

Railroad Safety Advisory Committee Holds Emergency Meeting: Group Considers Additional Rail Safety Measures for Hazardous Materials Transport

Railroad Safety Advisory Committee Holds Emergency Meeting: Group Considers Additional Rail Safety Measures for Hazardous Materials Transport

The Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Railroad Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) met today in an emergency session to begin consideration of additional regulatory or other safety measures following the derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada earlier this summer. “Safety is our top priority,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary [...]