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Participating Railroads


The C3RS program began as a pilot program under the direction of the Volpe Center in 2007.  In 2014, the FRA Human Performance Division assumed the lead on industry wide implementation. As of April 2019, there are over 22,000 railroad employees eligible to report safety issues and concerns to C3RS.

FRA is currently accepting new sites. Find out how to join.

Confidential Close Call Reporting Proving its Worth


The Volpe Center released it's final Lessons Learned report. Click Here to read how C3RS is helping railroad safety.

Last updated: Monday, August 2, 2021