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7 now dead in Amtrak crash

...curve and 50 mph along the curve itself, the Federal Railroad Administration said. Passengers scrambled through the windows...and found no defects, according to the Federal Railroad Administration. Passenger Jillian Jorgensen, 27, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-13/7-now-dead-amtrak-crash
US, Canada unveil rules targeting oil train safety

...This is an imprudent decision made without supporting data or analysis."But Sarah Feinberg, head of the Federal Railroad Administration, said electronic brakes will be "a game-changer" for safety. "We are not an agency with the goal of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-01/us-canada-unveil-rules-tar
Changes in railroad regulations may prevent future Graniteville-like disasters

...gas inhalation.Five days after the accident, and because of similar incidents around the country, the Federal Railroad Administration issued a safety advisory asking railroads to immediately re-evaluate protocol regarding switch operations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-03/changes-railroad-regulations-
Norfolk Southern invests in safety improvements

...tractor-trailer was unable to stop and hit the train, derailing 26 cars.According to reports from the Federal Railroad Administration, the impact of the collision in McBean overturned a stopped vehicle and injured two people."The most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-17/norfolk-southern-invests-saf
NYC commuter train derails killing 4, hurting more than 60

...systems can slow trains in some circumstances but not bring them to a halt, said Grady Cothen, a former Federal Railroad Administration safety official.Sunday's accident came six months after an eastbound train derailed in Bridgeport, Conn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-12-01/nyc-commuter-train-derails-killing-
Amtrak train with 218 aboard goes off tracks in SC

...Amtrak and Norfolk Southern, which owns, controls and maintains that portion of the Crescent's route. The Federal Railroad Administration also was involved in the investigation, Amtrak added.Norfolk Southern spokesman Robin Chapman said one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-25/amtrak-train-218-aboard-goes-tracks
Amtrak train derails in SC

...and Norfolk Southern, which owns and controls and maintains that portion of the Crescent's route. The Federal Railroad Administration also was involved in the investigation, Amtrak added.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-11-25/amtrak-train-derails-sc
Quiet zones could boost quality of life

...impact on the health and welfare of many homeowners and businesses as well as property values. In 2005, the Federal Railroad Administration established regulations for Railroad Quiet Zones. Since then, quiet zones have been established in numerous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/26/let_137143.shtml
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Across the region

...Southern spokesman Robin Chapman said the condition, known as "truck hunting," is hard to detect.The Federal Railroad Administration says the train was traveling at 47 mph on the main rail when it jumped the track, causing more than $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-09-04/across-region
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Ga., Tenn. eye federal money for rail

...today that the money would help speed up development of the train system. The funds would come from the Federal Railroad Administration under the U.S. High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail program created by Congress last year. Tennessee and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-08-09/ga-tenn-eye-federal-money-hi
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