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Divisions Overview

The Office of Railroad Safety's divisions serve as technical experts on matters of railroad safety and aid in the development of regulations and the evaluation of waivers submittals.

Divisions within the Office of Railroad Safety:

  • Audit Management Division
  • Business Operations and Strategy Division
  • Drug and Alcohol Division

  • Engineering, Technology, and Automation Division
  • Executive Officer and Industry Liaison Division
  • Grade Crossing and Trespasser Outreach Division

  • Hazardous Materials Division

  • Incident Management, Accident Reporting and Analysis Division
  • Motive Power and Equipment Division

  • Operating Practices Division

  • Railroad Safety Technical Training Standards Division

  • Safety Partnerships Division
  • Signal, Train Control, and Crossings Division

  • Track and Structures Division