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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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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.

 

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2015
July
  • 02
  • Jul
  • 2015
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 99-9999
CONTACT: FRA Public affairs
PHONE: 202+-493-6024
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations
KEYWORDS: derailment, Tennessee, CSX
ABSTRACT: Federal Railroad Administration Acting Administrator Sarah Feinberg released the following statement on the CSX train derailment in Tennessee. We will provide more information and updates soon.
June
  • 24
  • Jun
  • 2015
Testimony
SPEAKER: Sarah Feinberg
SPEAKER'S TITLE: Acting Federal Railroad Administrator
AUDIENCE: U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
SUBJECT: Positive Train Control
ABSTRACT: 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
  • 10
  • Jun
  • 2015
Testimony
SPEAKER: Robert Lauby
SPEAKER'S TITLE: Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety & Chief Safety Officer
AUDIENCE: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: U.S. Senate
  • 09
  • Jun
  • 2015
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 11-15
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
SUBJECT: Passenger Rail
KEYWORDS: Passenger, rail, curves, safety advisory
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today issued a safety advisory recommending actions that passenger railroads take to prevent trains from speeding. The advisory is the latest in a series of steps FRA has taken to keep passenger railroads safe for the traveling public.
  • 02
  • Jun
  • 2015
Testimony
SPEAKER: Sarah Feinberg
SPEAKER'S TITLE: Acting Federal Railroad Administrator
AUDIENCE: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure U.S. House of Representatives

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