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Rail Forms and Publications

If you are having problems viewing or opening any of the forms on this page you can download them to your computer. To download it to your computer, right-click on the link and select "Save Link as..." or "Save target as..." and saving the file to your desktop.

Learn more about the process to request a new crossing, modify an existing crossing or close a crossing.
About At-Grade Rail Crossing Applications
Railroad-Highway Public Crossing Safety Application​ (form 9202)

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Crossing Information
See our Railroad-Highway Crossing Safety Rules Summary or the full rule text is available online.
    Oregon Administrative Rules:
    Chapter 741 Division 100, 110115,  120125200
    Find crossing information in Oregon Revised Statutes:
    Chapter 823
    Chapter 824: 824.200 - 824.256
    Chapter 267: 267.230
Questions? Email the CCD Rail Crossing Unit or call 541-250-6788.​

​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: 
FileNet Users Guide

ODOT Railroad Employee Safety Book

Questions? Contact our Employee Safety Specialists
South of Salem — 503-551-0488
North of Salem — 503-475-7840

The Oregon State Rail Plan explores the issues affecting the state's rail freight and passenger system over 25 years. It assesses both public and private transportation facilities and services at the state, regional and local level.
Oregon State Rail Plan – Executive Summary
Oregon State Rail Plan

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Oregon Department of Transportation
Commerce and Compliance Division
Rail Regulatory Programs Branch 
455 Airport Road SE, Building A
Salem, OR 97301
Rail Regulatory Program Branch Manager

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