The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced May 21 its stance on the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 18, 2017, Amtrak accident near DuPont, Wash., after a Board meeting held on
The future of the California High-Speed Rail Authority project is uncertain and some rail industry leaders and government officials are at odds following the May 16 announcement that the Federal Railroad Administration
Railroad grade crossing collisions and rail trespass deaths saw an increase in 2018, according to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Office of Safety Analysis.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has raised concerns about the possible cost of a new Amtrak station that would be located in Ann Arbor, Mich., according to local news reports.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) last week announced the availability of $56,933,567 in grant funding for 18 projects in 16 states.
The U.S. transportation network looks to be a year from meeting its full implementation goals for positive train control (PTC), following developments as the 2018 year came to a close.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Nov. 21 issued a final rule establishing what it’s calling “modern, performance-based safety standards for railroad passenger equipment.”
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Nov. 15 for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program (Partnership Program).
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) with a $2.4 million grant, which officials said will allow the institute to enhance safety practices and increase the
The federal government in 2018 is again offering states a funding resource to help promote rail safety.