Railroad Safety Grants for the Safe Transportation of Energy Products by Rail Grant Program FY 2015
The Railroad Safety Grants for the Safe Transportation of Energy Products by Rail Program provides $10 million for public and private railroad grade crossing enhancement and track improvement projects that enhance safety on rail routes that transport flammable energy products, which are defined as crude oil, ethanol, and natural gas. See the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for additional information.
Pub. Law No. 113-235, sec. 153, Division K, Title I, 128 Stat. 2130, 2718.
Funding for this grant program was made available by the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law No. 113-235, Division K, Title I, sec. 153, 128 Stat. 2130, 2718 (2014).
- Grade Crossing Improvements
- Track Enhancements
All eligible projects must be conducted on and directly relate to rail lines over which crude oil, ethanol, and/or natural gas are transported.
- Groups of States
- Interstate Compacts