RWU Web Links

Links to Government Agencies

  • Federal Railroad Administration   The government agency that oversees the railroad carriers
  • Railroad Retirement Board  The RRB's primary function is to administer comprehensive retirement-survivor and unemployment-sickness benefit programs for the nation's railroad workers and their families, under the Railroad Retirement and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Acts.
  • National Transportation Safety Board  Chief government agency charged with investigating serious railroad accidents
  • Surface Transportation Board  The STB is an economic regulatory agency that Congress charged with the fundamental missions of resolving railroad rate and service disputes and reviewing proposed railroad mergers.
  • Transportation Safety Board of Canada  The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is an independent agency created to advance transportation safety through the investigation of occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation.
  • Federal Transit Administration FTA administers federal funding to support a variety of locally planned, constructed, and operated public transportation systems throughout the U.S.