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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:

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2019
February
  • 19
  • Feb
  • 2019
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 03-19
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Trespasser Programs, Evaluation, Analysis
KEYWORDS: Trespassing
ABSTRACT: The U.S Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today issued to Congress the first National Strategy to Prevent Trespassing on Railroad Property. The report examines the causal factors that contribute to trespassing incidents on railroad property, and responds to a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations request.
  • 15
  • Feb
  • 2019
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 02-19
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Freight Operations, Passenger Rail, Positive Train Control, Accident Reduction, Testing
KEYWORDS: Positive Train Control, Safety, Interoperability, Host Railroads, Tenant Railroads, Collaboration Sessions
  • 08
  • Feb
  • 2019
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 01-19
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Grants & Financial Assistance
KEYWORDS: CRISI, NOFO, PTC, Grants, Notice of Funding Opportunity
ABSTRACT: The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced $56,933,567 in grant funding for 18 projects in 16 states. The funding will improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of intercity passenger and freight rail systems under the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program.
2018
December
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  • 2018
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 12-18
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: (202) 493-6024
SUBJECT: Passenger Rail, Positive Train Control, Accident Reduction
KEYWORDS: Positive Train Control, PTC, Safety
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today awarded $46,301,702 in grant funding for 11 projects in 10 states to assist with deploying positive train control (PTC) systems. This marks the second selection of PTC systems deployment projects under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act and via the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program, collectively totaling $250 million in funding.

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