Federal Railroad Administration

  • Overview

The Federal Railroad Administration is dedicated to improving railroad safety and rail transportation policy. The agency, which is part of the US Department of Transportation, provides railroad assistance programs, conducts research, enforces rail safety regulations, and supports the rehabilitation of the Northeast Corridor rail passenger service. In addition, Federal Railroad Administration integrates government support of programs for rail transportation. The agency, established in 1966, has more than a half dozen divisions and operates through its headquarters and eight field offices.

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Federal Railroad Administration


1200 New Jersey Ave Se
Washington, DC 20590-0001
Phone: 1 (202) 366-4000
www.fra.dot.gov

STATS


  • Employer Type: Government Agency
  • Administrator: Joseph Boardman
  • Director: Ralph Elston
  • Director Human Resources: Bill Tito

Major Office Locations

  • Washington, DC