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Rail Forms and Publications

Railroad-Highway Public Crossing Safety Application

Learn about the process to request, modify, or close a crossing:

About at-grade rail crossing applications

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Find crossing information in Oregon Administrative Rules:

Chapter 741 Division 100, 110115,  120125200


Find crossing information in Oregon Revised Statutes

Chapter 824: 824.200 - 824.256
Chapter 267: 267.230

Questions? Contact Naomi Zwerdling, Crossing Safety Unit Man​ager or call 503-986-3885.

​FileNet is an electronic document management system where you can view, download and print copies of Crossing Orders and Railroad Safety Orders.

How to use FileNet:
  • Click on the appropriate link above and the “Rail Order Search” screen will be displayed
  • Enter search criteria into one or more fields then select “Search”.
  • A list of orders that match the search criteria will be displayed in the “Rail Documents” field
  • Select the documents and follow the on-screen prompts to select the desired view, download or print options
For additional information: 

​Must be submitted by all railroads (other than Class 1 carriers) operating in Oregon

Railroad Annual Report

The 2013 Oregon House Bill 2918 requires ODOT to provide a passenger rail status report to the Legislative Assembly every other year. Read reports from previous years:

​2017 HB2918 Legislative Report

2015 HB2918 Legislative Report

Central Eastern Oregon Station Report (2019)​

The Central & Eastern Oregon Station Report examines the passenger rail markets along the Union Pacific Railroad’s Portland, La Grande, and Huntington Subdivisions that​ combine to run through the Columbia River Gorge and Eastern Oregon.

​Rail Funding Task Force Recommendation (2011)

The Oregon Rail Funding Task Force researched long-term sustainable funding sources for passenger and freight rail in Oregon. This report explains their final funding recommendation.

Oregon Rail Study (2010)

This report was designed to inform policy makers how Oregon's rail system is being used, how it might be used in the future and to provide a foundation for strategic investments.

Pacific Coast Collaborative: High Speed Rail on the Pacific Coast (2010)

This report is part of a feasibility study on fully connecting San Diego through Portland and Seattle to Vancouver, British Columbia with high speed passenger rail.

The Federal Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 required states to produce a comprehensive State Rail Plan.

Oregon's Plan contains insights into our rail system and opportunities for making the most of it.

Oregon State Rail Plan (2014)​

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Contact Rail Section

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