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Press Releases

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

January 25, 2024

After Norfolk Southern derailment in East Palestine, Rule strengthens worker safety by requiring railroads to provide protective gear for neck and face coverage with respiratory protection 

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December 8, 2023

Announcement includes 10 projects in 9 states ready for construction and 69 corridors across 44 states identified for future development through two grant programs funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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December 7, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is proud to announce its proposal to advance a freight rail safety provision of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL...

November 6, 2023

Funding made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will go to 25 passenger rail projects in seven states along the Northeast Corridor, the latest investment in rail projects across the country 

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November 6, 2023

Funding made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will go to 25 passenger rail projects in seven states along the Northeast Corridor, the latest investment in rail projects across the country 

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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...