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Federal Railroad Administration to Railroads: Notification of Crude Oil Trains to States Must Continue
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Requirement remains in full force, will be made permanent WASHINGTON — The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today sent a letter again instructing railroads transporting crude oil that they must continue to notify State Emergency Response Commissions (SERCs) and Tribal Emergency Response Commissions (TERCs) of the expected movement of Bakken crude oil trains through individual states and tribal regions. View Details
Federal Railroad Administration Launches Focused Safety Review of New York & Atlantic Railway
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Train-truck collision in Queens prompts FRA to conduct review of railroad’s safety culture, managementView Details
FRA Statement on Culbertson Montana Derailment
Friday, July 17, 2015
"Thursday evening a BNSF train transporting crude oil derailed near Culbertson, Montana. Local first responders are on site, and investigators from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration are en route. While no fire is currently reported, an evacuation of nearby residents has been ordered as a precaution."View Details
FRA Statment on CSX Derailment in Tenn.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Federal Railroad Administration Acting Administrator Sarah Feinberg released the following statement on the CSX train derailment in Tennessee. View Details
“The State of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States”
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
ORAL STATEMENT OF SARAH FEINBERG ACTING ADMINISTRATOR, FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON RAILROADS, PIPELINES, AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES “The State of Positive Train Control Implementation in the United States” June 24, 2015 View Details
Congressional Testimony: Accident Prevention and On-Going Efforts to Implement Train Control Technology
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
FRA Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety & Chief Safety Officer Robert Lauby testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.View Details
FRA Recommends Actions to Prevent Passenger Trains from Speeding
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
The FRA today issued a safety advisory recommending actions that passenger railroads take to prevent trains from speeding.View Details
FRA Railroad 101 Webinars for Grantees
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Starting June 25, 2015, join us for the first of a four-segment series.View Details
Congressional Testimony: Oversight Of The Amtrak Accident In Philadelphia
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Acting Administrator Feinberg testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.View Details
Statement from Sec. Foxx on President Obama's intent to nominate Sarah Feinberg as Administrator
Friday, May 29, 2015
Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Sarah Feinberg as Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration. View Details
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