Agency 25 - DEPARTMENT OF RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

  1. Chapter 5 - PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES (§ 24VAC25-5-10 to 24VAC25-5-110)
  2. Chapter 10 - POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR RAIL INDUSTRIAL ACCESS PROGRAM [REPEALED] (§ 24VAC25-10-10)
  3. Chapter 20 - POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR RAILROAD PRESERVATION PROGRAM [REPEALED] (§ 24VAC25-20-10)

AGENCY SUMMARY

The Department of Rail and Public Transportation is subject to the policy oversight of the Commonwealth Transportation Board. The department is empowered to do all the acts necessary or convenient for establishing, maintaining, improving, and promoting public transportation, transportation demand management, ridesharing, and passenger and freight rail transportation and safety in the Commonwealth. Code of Virginia, Title 33.1, Chapter 10.1.

In addition to its general powers and enumerated statutory responsibilities, the department is authorized to administer the Rail Industrial Access Program, which assists economic development when new or expanding industry needs rail service. Code of Virginia, Title 33.1, Chapter 1, Article 15. The department also works to preserve and upgrade rail facilities through the Rail Preservation Program. Code of Virginia, Title 33.1, Chapter 10.1.

The department operates under the supervision of the Secretary of Transportation. Regulations and documents filed by description are available for inspection at the department's offices at 1313 East Main Street, Suite 300, P.O. Box 590, Richmond, VA 23218-0590 and on the department's website. Internet address: http://www.drpt.state.va.us/ [File Link Not Available]

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