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RAILROADS

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Railroad transportation throughout California is regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. Regulation of railroads throughout the United States is performed by the Federal Railroad Administration.



STATE:


The California Public Utilities Commission sets the rates and standards of safety and service for common carrier railroads throughout California and investigates and conducts hearings for railroad complaints.



California Public Utilities Commission
Northern California 505 Van Ness Avenue, Room. 2003 San Francisco, CA 94102 (800) 848-5580 www.cpuc.ca.gov

CaliforniaPublic Utilities Commission
Southern California 320 W 4th Street, Suite 500 Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 576-7000


FEDERAL:


The US Federal Railroad Administration regulates railroad safety throughout the United States. Investigates major accidents and enforces regulations involving locomotives, tracks, signals, operating practices, and hazardous materials. US Federal Railroad Administration
Northern California 801 I Street, Suite 466 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 498-6540 www.fra.dot.gov US Federal Railroad Administration
District Office 1770 Iowa Avenue, Room 230 Riverside, CA 92507 (951) 276-6062 <p>Consumer Resource & Referral Guide Consumer Resource & Referral Guide
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