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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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2015
August
  • 07
  • Aug
  • 2015
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 15-15
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
SUBJECT: Positive Train Control
KEYWORDS: Positive Train Control, PTC, Congress
ABSTRACT: The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today sent its Status of Positive Train Control Implementation report to Congress. The report is mandated by the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee and shows that after seven years and significant assistance from FRA, most railroads will miss the Dec. 31, 2015 positive train control (PTC) implementation deadline that Congress established in 2008.
July
  • 29
  • Jul
  • 2015
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 14-15
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
KEYWORDS: Securement final rule
ABSTRACT: Adds securement verification requirements to provide greater safety
  • 22
  • Jul
  • 2015
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 13-15
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
SUBJECT: Enforcement
KEYWORDS: crude oil, notification
ABSTRACT: Requirement remains in full force, will be made permanent
  • 21
  • Jul
  • 2015
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: FRA 12-15
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs Office
PHONE: 202-493-6024
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations
KEYWORDS: NY & A, safety, review
ABSTRACT: Train-truck collision in Queens prompts FRA to conduct review of railroad’s safety culture, management
  • 17
  • Jul
  • 2015
Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE NUMBER: 99-9999
CONTACT: FRA Public Affairs
PHONE: 202-493-6024
SUBJECT: Accident Investigations
KEYWORDS: derailment, Montana, crude, oil
ABSTRACT: FRA Statement on Culbertson Montana Derailment

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