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FRA Statement Regarding Amtrak Inward Facing Camera Installation
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Statement from FRA regarding Amtrak's decision to install inward facing cameras.View Details
FRA Takes Follow-Up Action to Control Train Speeds on NEC
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The FRA today issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the NEC. View Details
Emergency Order No. 31, Establishing Requirements for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation
Thursday, May 21, 2015
FRA is issuing this emergency order (EO or Order) to require that the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) take actions to control passenger train speed at certain locations on main line track in the Northeast Corridor (as described by 49 U.S.C. 24905(c)(l)(A)). View Details
Statement from the Federal Railroad Administration:
Monday, May 18, 2015
“The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has given Amtrak clearance to resume service along the Northeast Corridor beginning Monday, May 18th.View Details
Federal Railroad Administration Orders Amtrak to Take Immediate Actions to Improve Safety on NEC
Monday, May 18, 2015
WASHINGTON – Following Tuesday’s derailment in Philadelphia, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has instructed Amtrak to immediately take several actions to improve safety along its Northeast Corridor (NEC). View Details
Statement from Acting Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
“Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and injured in this accident. We are assembling on site and will begin a thorough investigation into the cause of this accident,” said Acting Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah FeinbergView Details
Statement from U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
“A tragic accident occurred tonight. While there is still much we don’t know, we at the U.S. Department of Transportation are deeply saddened by reports of multiple fatalities and injuries. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims' families. We urge the public to allow time for first responders to do their critical work. DOT officials are already onsite, and we will work with NTSB to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of this devastating event.”View Details
Statement from Sarah Feinberg, Acting Federal Railroad Administrator
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Statement from Sarah Feinberg, Acting Federal Railroad Administrator concerning North Dakota derailment.View Details
FRA Issues $967.1 Million MTA Loan to Finance Critical Safety Upgrades to the Nation’s Largest Commuter Railroads
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today closed on a $967.1 million Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan with New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in order to facilitate the deployment of Positive Train Control (PTC) on both the Metro-North Railroad (Metro North) and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).View Details
Statement on the release of the High Hazard Flammable Train Final Rule
Friday, May 01, 2015
Acting Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg statement on the release of the High Hazard Flammable Train Final RuleView Details
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