$368 million to improve US rail infrastructure

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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced that over $368 million in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant program funds have been awarded to 46 projects in 32 states and the District of Columbia. The selected projects will not only improve and expand passenger rail and fund conventional and high-speed rail, but they will also increase supply chain resilience and fluidity, support short line railroads, invest in new technology and safety advancements, and benefit rail industry workforce development and training activities.  Washington State will receive up to $3.8M to protect against landslides bewteen the Seattle and Everett rail corridor and California will receive up to $25M to improve rail safety in Alameda County.

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