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AKRR approved to carry LNG

The Federal Railroad Administration has given the Alaska Railroad permission to carry liquefied natural gas.The approval is a first in the United States and was...
NTSB: Amtrak engineer wasn't talking, texting

...Amtrak to install inward-facing cameras in locomotive cabs. Five years ago, the NTSB recommended that the Federal Railroad Administration require railroads install the cameras so investigators would have a video and sound recording of what was...
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Train hits stalled truck, injuring 55

...transportation officials said. They said one had more serious injuries. Details were not immediately available.Federal Railroad Administration officials said they believed that 62 people had been injured. The discrepancy could not be resolved immediately...
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Alaska Railroad to straighten track

...Anchorage International Airport was completed late this fall at a cost of about $28 million, paid for by the Federal Railroad Administration. It is scheduled to begin operations this spring.
Alaska Digest

...railroad project manager. The Anchorage project is expected to cost more than $1.2 million, covered by the Federal Railroad Administration. "We're tickled to death they've enacted this thing," said Jim Paulus, 64, whose yard is adjacent...
Work being done to prepare new Tanana River bridge site, massive amounts of rock needed grounds to the south. The state is providing $44 million to the project. The railroad previously secured $144 million, more than two-thirds of it from the Department of Defense and the Federal Railroad Administration.
US needs new rules to eliminate pilot distraction

...federal government will look at the issue with a view toward coming up with corrective action. Last year, the Federal Railroad Administration was obliged to issue an emergency order prohibiting all train operators from using cellphones after a train...
Tanana River bridge project seeks $44M from state

...project has brought in $144 million, more than two-thirds of it from the Department of Defense and the Federal Railroad Administration. But railroad project manager Brian Lindamood said the federal dollars begin to dissolve in 2013 and 2014...
State railroad seeks help in weed war

...Alaska study on the herbicide was done. Railroad officials applied after one year, citing threats by the Federal Railroad Administration to slow down trains or even stop some routes because of the recurring vegetation problem, and enough data...
Railroad wants to use herbicides along tracks

...assistant vice president for operations and safety. Taller brush can block vision at crossings and curves. The Federal Railroad Administration has fined the state-owned railroad tens of thousands of dollars in recent years for failing to adequately...


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