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Federal Railroad Administration announces 2015 Right-of-Way Fatality & Trespass Prevention Workshop
Thursday, March 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — The U. S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the dates and location for its 2015 Right-of-Way Fatality & Trespass Prevention Workshop. This year's workshop will be held August 4 - 6, 2015, at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, in Charlotte North Carolina.View Details
Statement regarding American Petrolium Institute's Press Release
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Statement regarding American Petrolium Institute's press releaseView Details
NTSB Forum on the Dangers of Railroad Trespassing
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Remarks by Sarah Feinberg Acting Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration Before the NTSB Forum on the Dangers of Railroad Trespassing Washington, D.C. Monday, March 24, 2015 View Details
Federal Railroad Administration Issues Directive to Replace Unapproved Tank Car Valves
Friday, March 13, 2015
This Directive requires railroad tank car owners to replace unapproved valves currently installed in some tank cars. The valves in question are UNNR ball valves manufactured and sold by McKenzie Valve & Machining LLC (McKenzie). Recent FRA investigations revealed that the valves were not approved for use on railroad tank cars. Additionally, the 3 inch ball valve, when not properly configured, is leading to tank cars leaking small quantities of hazardous materials. View Details
FRA Statement Regarding Amtrak Accident Near Halifax, N.C.
Monday, March 09, 2015
FRA statement regarding the March 9, 2015 highway-rail grade crossing accident involving an Amtrak passenger train and a tractor-trailer. View Details
Remarks for American Public Transportation Association’s Legislative Conference
Monday, March 09, 2015
Acting Administrator Sarah Feinberg Federal Railroad Administration Prepared Remarks for American Public Transportation Association’s Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Monday, February 9, 2015 View Details
Fatalities in Controlled Points/Manual Interlockings
Thursday, March 05, 2015
The Mission of the Fatality Analysis of Maintenance-of-way Employees and Signalmen (FAMES) Committee is to analyze all fatalities and selected related incidents in order to make recommendations to reduce the risk of future occurrences and eliminate fatalities to roadway workers.View Details
Statement on the BNSF Accident Near Galena, Illinois
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Statement regarding the BNSF crude oil train derailment near Galena, Illinois. View Details
Federal Railroad Administration Ramps up Campaign to Enhance Safety at Nation’s Grade Crossings
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
As part of its ongoing effort to improve safety at railroad grade crossings, today the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced the first step in a new, multi-faceted campaign aimed at strengthening enforcement and safety awareness at grade crossings. View Details
U.S. Department of Transportation’s Full-Scale Investigation into West Virginia CSX Derailment
Monday, February 23, 2015
Charleston, West Virginia – Today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced that is now able to move forward with its full-scale forensic investigation into the derailment outside of Montgomery, WVView Details
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