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.
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
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Fax: (415) 703-1758
CaliforniaPublic Utilities Commission
320 W 4th Street, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Fax: (213) 576-7007
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 Regional Office 801 I Street, Suite 466 Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 498-6540 (916) 498-6546 Fax (800) 724-5997 Hotline www.fra.dot.gov
US Federal Railroad Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590