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Rail Transportation

Rail transportation



Federal Railroad Administration (Transportation Dept.),1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E., 3rd Floor, 20590; (202) 493-6014. Fax, (202) 493-6481. Ronald Batory, Administrator. Public Affairs, (202) 493-6024.

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Develops national rail policies; enforces rail safety laws; administers financial assistance programs available to states and the rail industry; conducts research and development on improved rail safety. Operates eight regional offices.

Federal Railroad Administration (Transportation Dept.), Public Engagement,West Bldg., 1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E., MS 10, 20590; (202) 493-6405. Fax, (202) 493-6009. Timothy Barkley Sr., Director, (202) 493-1305.

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Plans, coordinates, and administers activities related to railroad economics, finance, traffic and network analysis, labor management, and transportation planning, as well as intermodal, environmental, emergency response, and international programs.

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