Skip to content

Communications

The Federal Railroad Administration Office of Communications is the primary link between the agency and reporters, the public and others who have an interest in our nation's rail network. The Office of Communications provides policy, management and execution of agency communications, including:

Download the FRA Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Resource Guide

The FRA Safety Data  site was established for the purpose of making railroad safety information readily available to a broad constituency which includes FRA personnel, railroad companies, research and planning organizations and the public, in general.  You can obtain railroad safety information including accidents and incidents, inspections and highway-rail crossing data. From this site users can run dynamic queries, download a variety of safety database files, publications and forms, and view current statistical information on railroad safety.

 

Latest News

2016
December
  • 02
  • Dec
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 28-16
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Environmental Protection, Rail and Infrastructure Integrity, Tracks & Structures, Social & Economic Impacts
KEYWORDS: FEIS, B&P Tunnel, Preferred Alternative
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today finished the environmental review (final environmental impact statement, or FEIS) to replace the Civil War-era Baltimore and Potomac (B&P) Tunnel. The FEIS includes review of the route (Alternative 3B) for a new tunnel and incorporates changes sought by communities and neighborhoods in Baltimore during more than two dozen meetings held over the last two years.
November
  • 28
  • Nov
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 27-16
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Freight Operations, Passenger Rail, Positive Train Control
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration today released third quarter 2016 data submitted by railroads on their progress in implementing Positive Train Control (PTC). The data show uneven progress across the country and across railroads toward activating the life-saving technology.
  • 21
  • Nov
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 26-16
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Amtrak, High-Speed Passenger Rail, Crashworthiness - Passenger Equipment, Accident Reduction
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today proposed updates for the passenger train safety standards used in the United States as the country looks to add high-speed trains that can travel up to 220 miles per hour and replace its aging passenger fleet.
  • 16
  • Nov
  • 2016
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: 11162016
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
September
  • 15
  • Sep
  • 2016
Speeches
SPEAKER: Sarah E. Feinberg
SPEAKER'S TITLE: FRA Administrator
AUDIENCE: RSAC
LOCATION: Washington , DC - District of Columbia
SUBJECT: Drug and Alcohol Program, Highway-Rail Grade Crossings, Positive Train Control
KEYWORDS: PTC, Railroad Crossings, Drugs and Alcohol

Subscribe Subscribe

Get Latest News and Media updates by e-mail

eLibrary

Press Releases

Speeches

Testimony 

Fact Sheets 

Other Resources

FRA Safety Data 

How to Make a Freedom of Information Request

Contact Us

Address 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE
 Washington, DC 20590

Phone 202-493-6024
Fax 202-493-6481

Enauk frapa@dot.gov 

Connect with FRA

Like us on Facebook  

Follow us on Twitter  

  • Contact us
  • Federal Railroad Administration
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC 20590
  • Regional Offices