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FRA Revises Proposal to Rebuild the B&P Tunnel in Baltimore

April 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today presented a revised proposal to replace the Civil War-era Baltimore and Potomac (B&P) Tunnel based on feedback provided to the FRA by Baltimore residents during three public hearings in February.…

FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation

April 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail, Sensors

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transporation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that it is accepting applications for $25…

New Railroad Crossing and Trespassing Website Aims to Increase Rail Safety

March 18, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today launched a redesigned website to serve as a one-stop…

Federal Railroad Administration Awards Wisconsin $3 Million to Increase Safety along Railroad Crossings

February 23, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail

Village of Pewaukee, Wis. – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today awarded a $3 million grant to the State of Wisconsin to increase safety at 10 railroad crossings along 10 miles of the Waukesha County Sealed Corridor Project. The project is one…

FRA Gives Green Light to Rebuild BWI Rail Station, Increase Service and Reliability

February 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the new Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) rail station. The project includes adding a fourth track to nine miles…

Federal Railroad Administration Recommends Actions to Prevent Passenger Trains from Speeding

June 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

WASHINGTON — The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today issued a safety advisory recommending actions that passenger railroads take to prevent trains from speeding.  The advisory is the latest in a series of steps FRA has taken to keep passenger railroads…

Federal Railroad Administration Issues $967.1 Million MTA Loan to Finance Critical Safety Upgrades to the Nation’s Largest Commuter Railroads

May 10, 2015 - in Financial, Transit

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today closed on a $967.1 million Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan with New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in order to facilitate the deployment…