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Group wants crossing moved

HINESVILLE, Ga. - The Federal Railroad Administration is urging Liberty County commissioners to...decision," Mr. Brown said. Meetings with the Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation will also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/06/met_385250.shtml
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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
Tragedy spurs rules about human errors

...said Robert Kulat, the public affairs specialist for the Federal Railroad Administration. The new regulations are a direct result of the Graniteville...the rules will have a "right of challenge." Source: Federal Railroad Administration

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/14/met_187273.shtml
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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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Across South Carolina

...the train. However, transportation company CSX refuses to go along. Spokeswoman Misty Skipper says the Federal Railroad Administration has not approved the system as an official safety device. She also said state law requires trains to blow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/05/met_356622.shtml
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Graniteville crossing remains perilous

...a report done by the Federal Railroad Administration on congressional orders...Flatau, spokesman for the Federal Railroad Administration, said state DOTs may...fatality, according to Federal Railroad Administration records. But statewide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/10/met_21229.shtml
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