Government Links


Bureau of Transportation Statistics


CIA World Factbook


Code of Federal Regulation - Government Printing Office  To look up laws pertaining to railroads, scroll down to CFR 49 on this web page.  Adobe documents can be downloaded from this site.


Department of Homeland Security


     Department of Homeland Security - Railroad Security Announcement


U.S. Department of the Interior


Department of Justice


     April 4, 2003 - News Release - Babineaux


     September 15, 2003 News Release - Boyd


     October 2, 2003 News Release - Dennis


     November 14, 2003 News Release - Boyd

Department of Transportation

     Federal Register items from DOT seeking public comments

     DOT Library - Special Collections New 9/25/2007

        I.C.C. Investigations of Railroad Accidents (1911-1993) New 9/25/2007

    DOT search for Interstate 69  Updated 12/22/2011

This is an example of how to do a search on the above link for DOT documents:

The above search should bring up a set of documents that have been filed with the FRA concerning Remote Control Locomotives.

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations: CFR 49  This is a direct link to the CFR 49 section of the new GPO beta test site for accessing Federal Regulations.  Read their disclaimer when using this site at the following link - Electronic Code user information.



Federal Bureau of Investigation


F.B.I. issues warning about threat to nations railroads - go to F.B.I site under press releases for details......

Federal Election Commission

Federal Railway Administration

     FRA Office of Safety (Accident information) New 9/25/2007

     FRA Safety Advisory - Sleep Disorders PDF

Government Printing Office

New Interstate, I69, to bypass Illinois and be a NAFTA here or on link below.....

Indiana Dept. of Trans. - Interstate 69

Library of Congress

National Archives

National Mediation Board

     The Railway Labor Act

National Technical Information Service

National Transportation Safety Board

     Railroad Accidents

          BNSF Wreck at Clarendon, TX - Cell Phone Usage

    NTSB - Publications - Railroad Studies and Special Reports


     OSHA Hazard Information Bulletins

     OSHA Remote Control Locomotive Warning

State of Illinois

Click here to go to the Secretary of States web page of publications such as Illinois Blue Book ect.........

Surface Transportation Board


USA Jobs

U.S. Railroad Retirement Board

U.S. Senate

Voter Registration Forms

Washington (State) Utilities and Transportation Commission

White House

Write Your Representative - Contact your Congressperson in the U.S. House of Representatives.