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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
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



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