U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
02/05/20 5:00 PM EDT
Grants to USA state and local agencies and rail carriers for projects related to transportation services. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to provide operating assistance to initiate, restore, or enhance intercity passenger rail transportation.
Projects eligible for funding under this grant program include:
Expenses eligible for funding under this NOFO must be for operating assistance to initiate, restore, or enhance intercity rail passenger transportation. Examples of such expenses may include: staffing costs for train engineers, conductors, on-board service crew; diesel fuel or electricity costs associated with train propulsion power; station costs such as ticket sales, customer information and train dispatching services, station building utility and maintenance costs; lease payments on rolling stock; routine planned maintenance costs of equipment and train cleaning; host railroad costs; train yard operation costs; general and administrative costs; and management, marketing, sales, and reservations costs.
FRA will give priority to proposed projects in applications that:
GrantWatch ID#: 145707
The R&E grants may not provide funding for more than three years for any individual Intercity Rail Passenger Transportation route and may not be renewed.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For further information regarding the R&E Grant Program, please contact:
Office of Policy and Planning
Federal Railroad Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W36-403
Washington, DC 20590
Grant application submission and processing questions should be addressed to:
Office of Program Delivery
Federal Railroad Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W36-412
Washington, DC 20590
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