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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

November 19, 2021
Federal Railroad Administration Announces Rechartering of the Railroad Safety Advisory Committee, Adding New Voting Members to Increase Diversity of Perspectives
September 26, 2021
“The Federal Railroad Administration extends our deepest condolences to the families of those killed and our sincerest hopes for the full and speedy recovery of those injured as a result of the derailment of Amtrak’s Empire Builder Train #7. Our number...
August 27, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration today announced a notice of funding opportunity, making available nearly $362 million through its Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program....

June 11, 2021

“The U.S. Department of Transportation and the State of California have reached a final settlement to resolve the litigation over the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) termination of its Fiscal Year 2010 Cooperative Agreement with the California...

May 28, 2021

Action Allows Project of National Significance to Advance

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today jointly issued the Final Environment Impact...