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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
DOT Announces Final Rule to Strengthen Safe Transportation of Flammable Liquids by Rail
Friday, May 01, 2015
Rule Will Make Significant and Extensive Changes to Improve Accident Prevention, Mitigation, and Emergency Response View Details
U.S. High Speed Rail Association
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
FRA Acting Administrator Sarah Feinberg delivers remarks to members of the U.S. High Speed Rail Association in Washington D.C.View Details
DOT Agencies Take Coordinated Actions to Increase the Safe Transportation of Energy Products
Friday, April 17, 2015
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced with its agencies, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), a package of targeted actions that will address some of the issues identified in recent train accidents involving crude oil and ethanol shipped by rail. View Details
FRA Invests $21.2 Million in Highway Grade Crossing Safety, Positive Train Control, and Passenger Rail
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded eight grants totaling more than $21.2 million that invest in highway-rail grade crossing safety, Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation, and passenger rail. FRA awarded the grants as part of a Notice of Funding AvailabilityExternal Link it issued in July 2014 to distribute new FY14 Omnibus funding as well as unobligated funds from the High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program.View Details
Acting FRA Administrator Sarah Feinberg statement on Hoosier Service
Monday, April 06, 2015
"The Federal Railroad Administration is pleased to be partnering with INDOT as it finalizes its agreements with Amtrak and Iowa Pacific to continue the Hoosier State service. We are confident that our joint commitment will help enable continued safe access for passengers between Indianapolis and Chicago. We look forward to continuing our productive discussion to reach a positive outcome with the State of Indiana.”View Details
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
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