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Government Documents - Transportation-related Agencies: Federal Railroad Administration

Describes our holdings of documents related to the USDOT and other transportation agencies dealing with roads, air carriers, maritime commerce, and rail.

About the agency

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) was created in 1966 and took on functions of the Alaska Railroad, Bureau of Railroad Safety and Service, and the Office of High Speed Ground Transportation. It handles passenger rail traffic, railroad safety, and rail freight.

Electronic/internet resources

Our holdings

We have a partial collection of FRA publications. Here are some examples:

Railroad accident investigation reports (TD 3.110:)

FRA-ORD & D series (TD 3.15:) Research & development technical reports.

We also have copies of laws, regulations, Congressional hearings, and other documents related to rail transportation and safety.

Railroad maps

The Map Collection has railroad maps of Hawai`i and maps showing railroads in other states and countries.

The U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps database (UHM login required) has maps of railroads, including survey maps, covering the U.S. and foreign countries.

Map of Pearl Harbor showing Oahu Railway

Subject Guide

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