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Regional Offices

A map of the Regional FRA Safety offices in the U.S.

 

Each regional safety office consists of a Regional Administrator responsible for Administering National Inspection Plan and National Safety Program Plan and the overall planning, direction, organization, management of resources, administration of assigned safety programs, and evaluation of program performance throughout the region. Each region within the assigned geographic jurisdiction conducts inspection activities to ensure the safe operation of railroads, including:

  • Safety inspection of railroad operating practices, motive power and equipment, signal and train control, hazardous materials, and track and structures;
  • Investigation of accidents and complaints, waiver requests, noise complaints, signal system false proceeds, active warning device activation failures and block signal applications.
  • Appearance in the courts and in administrative adjudications in support of cases arising from violations proven during inspection or investigative activities.
  • Grade Crossing and Trespasser Safety Promotion
  • Quiet Zone Development and related support 

Region 1 

Cambridge, MA

The headquarters is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and governs the following States:

  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont

Region 1 Contact

55 Broadway - Room 1077 
Cambridge, MA  02142 


Phone: 617-494-2302 
Fax: 617-494-2967 
Hot Line: 1-800-724-5991

 

Region 2

Wilmington, DE

The headquarters is located in Wilmington, Delaware, and governs the following States:

  • Delaware
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Maryland
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Region 2 Contact

800 King St. Suite 301 
Wilmington, DE 19801 


Phone - (610) 521-8200 
Fax - (610) 521-8225 
Hot Line: 1-800-724-5992

 

Region 3

Atlanta, GA

The headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, and governs the following States:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee

Region 3 Contact

61 Forsyth Street, SW
Suite 16T20 
Atlanta, GA 30303-3104 

Phone: 404-562-3800 
Fax: 404-562-3830 
Hot Line: 1-800-724-5993

 

Region 4

Chicago, IL

The headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois, and governs the following States:

  • Illinois (excluding Metro St Louis and area south of I70 to Illinois-Indiana border)
  • Indiana
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin

Region 4 Contact

200 West Adams Street,
Suite 310
Chicago, IL. 60606

Phone: 312-353-6203
Fax: 312-886-9634
Hotline: 800-724-5040

 

Region 5

Ft. Worth, TX

The headquarters is located in Ft. Worth, Texas, and governs the following States:

  • Arkansas
  • Louisiana
  • New Mexico
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas

Region 5 Contact

4100 International Plaza 
Suite 450 
Fort Worth, TX 76109 

Phone: 817-862-2200 
Fax: 817-738-0638 
Hot Line: 800-724-5995

 

Region 6

Kansas City, MO

The headquarters is located in Kansas City, Missouri, and governs the following States:

  • Colorado
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • SE Wyoming (Albany, Carbon, Goshen, Laramie and Platte Counties)
  • So. Illinois (Metro St Louis and all railroad and terminals south of I-70 in Illinois)

Region 6 Contact

901 Locust Street, Suite 464
Kansas City, MO 64106

Phone: 816-329-3840
Fax: 816- 329-3867 
Hot Line: 800-724-5996

R6Contacts@dot.gov

 

Region 7

Sacramento, CA

The headquarters is located in Sacramento, California, and governs the following States:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Utah

Region 7 Contact

801 I Street - Suite 466 
Sacramento, CA 95814 


Phone: 916-498-6540 
Fax: 916-498-6546 
Hot Line: 800-724-5997

 

Region 8

Vancouver, WA

The headquarters is located in Vancouver, Washington, and governs the following States:

  • Alaska
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Wyoming (except Albany, Carbon, Goshen, Laramie and Platte Counties)

Region 8 Contact

500 Broadway - Suite 240 
Vancouver, WA  98660 

Phone: 360-696-7536 
Fax - 360-696-7548 
Hot Line: 800-724-5998

Last updated: Thursday, December 5th, 2019