Rail Freight Assistance (RFA)

Overview

Grants to build or repair rail lines or spurs.

Uses

Rail Freight: Maintenance; construction

Funding

Up to $750,000 or no greater than 75% of total cost, whichever is less, for maintenance projects; Up to $100,000 or no greater than 50%, whichever is less, for construction projects

Eligibility

Railroads; Rail freight users

Terms

Local match: 25% for maintenance, 50% for construction; Agreement to maintain active rail operations for 5 years

How to Apply

PennDOT – Bureau of Rail Freight. All applications must be filed electronically. For instructions, visit www.dot.state.pa.us.

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