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Rail Safety Forms

Download any of the reports, applications and forms that rail companies submit to the Public Utility Commission.

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The form is used to list the names and addresses of the participants served with a copy of the application or documents.

Application for approval for the construction of, alteration, relocation, abolition or suspension of a public crossing by utility companies.

Application for approval for the installation, removal or substitution of warning devices at a public crossing.

Application for approval for the installation of traffic signals with preemption on the approach to a public crossing.

Application for approval of an exemption from the Commission’s railroad clearance requirements.

Application for the installation of a fixed utility company's facilities (pipe and wire) within a public crossing.

A formal complaint is made under Section 2702 of the act stating that a crossing is dangerous or inadequate.

A form to report potentially redundant at-grade public highway-rail crossings, particularly in locations where there is an opportunity to eliminate crossings that are not required for the safety and convenience of the public.

Railroad carriers submit this monthly report form on non-train accidents involving highway vehicles running into and damaging crossing gates and flashing light signals.

All utilities under the reporting requirements of 52 Pa. Code §§ 57.47, 59.48, 61.28, 63.36, 65.19, 29.43, 31.1 or 33.103 shall annually file the form by February 28th. The PDF form may be filled out electronically, printed out (or printed out and filled in by hand), and must be mailed to Secretary of the Commission, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Attention Angel Elwell, 400 North Street, Harrisburg, Pa. 17120. The forms may no longer be emailed to the Commission due to security concerns.

The PUC adopted a Public Utility Planning and Readiness Self Certification Rulemaking order at Docket L-00040166. The rulemaking resulted in the creation of a new regulation at 52 PA Code Chapter 101. The attached file contains answers to frequently asked questions concerning the form that is to be filed in compliance with 52 PA Code Chapter 101.4.

  Statement of Operating Revenues for General Assessment of Railroad Companies for Calendar Year 20XX (Jan – Dec 20XX).  Reports are due by March 31st of each year to report revenue for the prior Calendar Year.

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