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Press Releases

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

October 12, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced a final rule requiring the installation of inward- and outward-facing image recording devices on all passenger train lead locomotives providing scheduled intercity rail passenger...

September 29, 2023

First of its kind effort made possible through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today...

September 25, 2023

One historic project will help restore passenger rail service to the Gulf Coast for the first time in nearly two decades

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) of the U.S. Department of...

August 18, 2023

Special Transportation Circumstances Projects will help link states lacking intercity passenger rail service and improve rail infrastructure 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s...

June 22, 2023

EAST PALESTINE, OH — On Monday, June 12, FRA Administrator Amit Bose and FRA Chief Safety Officer Karl Alexy traveled to East Palestine, Ohio, to meet with members and representatives from multiple unions to discuss ongoing U.S. Department of...