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Broad Agency Announcement 2017

The FRA’s Office of Research and Development is charged with conducting research and development in support of improved railroad safety and national rail transportation policy. These activities support the strategic goals of the US DOT, the mission and vision of the FRA’s research office, and the rail industry as a whole.

The purpose of this Broad Agency Announcement  (BAA) is to solicit a variety of basic and applied technology research projects that will have a direct impact on the safety and efficiency of freight and passenger rail operations in the US.

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