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Press Releases

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

May 8, 2023

Interstate Rail Compacts Program will help foster essential partnership agreements between states to develop passenger rail service

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today issued a Notice of Funding...

May 1, 2023

Funding From President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will support a wide range of basic and applied research with an emphasis on rail safety 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Railroad...

April 6, 2023

FRA makes strides in the first federal effort in more than 50 years to advance a vision for an expanded and interconnected long-distance passenger rail network across America

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal...

March 7, 2023

Secretary Buttigieg Directs Additional Action while Calling on Norfolk Southern to Reinforce Safety Culture with Management and Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today...

March 3, 2023

Strong first steps from rail industry and Congress must be backed up with continued action to ensure safer communities and safer working conditions in the long-term