Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Federal Railroad Administration – Buy America Links

Federal Railroad Administration“Buy America provisions ensure that transportation infrastructure projects are built with American-made products. That means that Department of Transportation investments are able to support an entire supply chain of American companies and their employees.”

With regards to the Federal Railroad Administration, “The Secretary of Transportation may obligate funds for a project only if the steel, iron, and manufactured goods used in the project are produced in the United States.”

Below are links related to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Buy America.

FRA – Buy America Overview

FRA – High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program (“HSIPR”)

FRA – PRIIA Overview 031009 (“PRIIA”)

FRA – Buy America & High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program: FAQ

RRIF Domestic Preference (“RRIF Buy America”) Information and Notice of Waiver Requests

FRA Buy America and Related Requirements Webinar Presentation – Slide 18 states Rolling stock systems and components (e.g., couplers, trucks, axles, etc.) made primarily of steel or iron must be produced from U.S steel or iron.

U.S.C. 41 10a-10d

United States Department of Transportation (“USDOT”)

USDOT – High Speed Rail Program 49 U.S.C. Chapters 244, 246; § 24405

USDOT – National Railroad Passenger Corporation (“Amtrak”)

United States Code (“U.S.C.”)

USCODE – 49 U.S.C. § 24305 (f) Amtrak spending from its own capital grant

USCODE – Amtrak operating under a grant or performing a contract for another grantee applying 49 U.S.C. §24405(a)

USCODE – Buy American 49 U.S.C. § 8302 (formerly U.S.C. 10 a-d) American materials required for public use

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