Rail transportation

Safe and secure railways, railway operating certificates, incident reporting and investigations, shipping by rail.

Services and information

Railway tracks, crossings and bridges

Build or discontinue a rail line, relocate a line in an urban area, file a railway crossing agreement.

Operating a federal railway

Railway Operating Certificates, noise and vibration requirements, work/rest and medical rules, accounting, rates.

Requirements for locomotives and railway cars

Inspection and safety rules, passenger accessibility on trains, rules for railway air reservoirs.

Rail safety actions and enforcement

Notices and orders, emergency directives, fines and penalties.

Shipping grain by rail

Ship grain by producer railway car.

Transportation of dangerous goods by rail

Regulations for moving dangerous goods by rail.

Railway accidents and investigations

Incident reporting, ongoing investigations, responses to rail safety recommendations.

Rail security

Security of urban rail transit, federally operated railways.

Apply for rail safety improvement funding (infrastructure, technology)

Program eligibility, available funding, how to apply.

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