Federal Railroad Administration

High-Speed Rail Gets On Track

A final rule published by the Federal Railroad Administration sets new standards for high-speed trains.

Putting the Brakes on Crude Oil Train Regulation

Experts say rescission of brake regulation could create serious safety risks.

Getting Railroads to Regulate Sleep Disorders

Transportation safety agency and senators push for regulations combatting sleep apnea in rail employees.

Current Economic Regulatory Framework Works for Freight Rail Customers

The STB is considering proposals that would hurt the successfully managed freight rail industry.

Constructively Improving Railroad Regulations

Rail safety can be improved by realigning industry and regulatory goals.

Washington State Adds Safety Rules for Trains Hauling Oil

Railroads face new financial and signage requirements in the Evergreen State.

Many Railroads Will Not Have Required Safety Technology by Deadline

Auditor outlines problems and gives guidance to rail regulator over delays with positive train control.