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FRA Gives Green Light to Rebuild BWI Rail Station, Increase Service and Reliability
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Completed environmental review allows Maryland to secure funds for final design and constructionView Details
FRA Extends Comment Period for NEC FUTURE
Monday, January 25, 2016
Interested parties encouraged to provide comments by new deadline View Details
Stepped-Up Enforcement Leads to Federal Railroad Administration’s Highest-Ever Penalty Collection Rate
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that its stepped-up enforcement of railroad safety regulations led to the highest-ever civil penalty collection rate in the agency’s 50-year history. View Details
U.S. DOT Announces $10 Million TIGER Grant for Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Access in Willmar, MN
Friday, November 13, 2015
Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will provide $10 million for the Willmar Rail Connector and Industrial Access project in Willmar, Minn. View Details
FRA Releases Options to Guide Future Investment in Nation’s Critical Northeast Corridor
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today released aTier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for NEC FUTURE, FRA’s long-term investment framework for the Northeast Corridor (NEC) between Washington, DC and Boston, Mass.View Details
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $10 Million TIGER Grant for the Barnum Station Project
Monday, November 09, 2015
Federal Railroad Administrator Sarah Feinberg today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will provide $10 million for the Barnum Station Project in Bridgeport, Connecticut. View Details
FRA Awards $27.8 Million to the State of Maryland for Baltimore-DC Magnetic Levitation Railroad
Friday, November 06, 2015
As part of the Department of Transportation’s commitment to supporting innovative efforts to strengthen intercity connections and create jobs, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today awarded a $27.8 million grant to the State of Maryland for preconstruction and planning costs for the potential development of a magnetic levitation (maglev) train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, Md. View Details
FRA Releases Training Videos for Emergency Dispatchers and First Responders
Friday, October 30, 2015
Federal Railroad Administration today released two training videos, one for emergency dispatchers and one for law enforcement in support of their Grade Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention campaign. View Details
Federal Railroad Administration Announces Cause of Mount Carbon Derailment, Steps to Prevent Future Accidents
Friday, October 09, 2015
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced the cause of the February 16, 2015 CSX/Plains All American derailment in Mount Carbon, W.Va. The accident resulted in 27 derailed cars, a fire that ignited immediately and eventually burned for days and the evacuation of hundreds of local residents. View Details
 Foxx: Richmond-to-Raleigh High-Speed Rail Proposal Receives All Clear
Friday, September 18, 2015
Secretary urges continued cooperation to build project Project would reduce trip time to just over 2 hours from current 3.5 View Details
IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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FRA Training video for Law Enforcement

FRA releases training videos for first responders and Emergency dispatchers as part of its Grade Crossing & Trespass Safety program.

Overview

FRA Training video for Emergency Dispatchers

FRA releases training videos for first responders and Emergency dispatchers as part of its Grade Crossing & Trespass Safety program.

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