Accessing Conrail property for any purpose requires permission. Any construction activity on Conrail property requires plan review, flagging or other on-track protection, and inspection. An agreement will be required prior to work authorization on Conrail property or right-of-way. The safety of railroad employees and the public is Conrail’s first priority.
Below are a list of documents and specifications for various construction activities. Follow these instructions and submit the appropriate application for Conrail’s review and consideration. Conrail will require reimbursement for its time and resources to support the project from design through construction. Insurance in accordance with Conrail specifications will be required prior to entry on the property.
For a permit to enter Conrail’s property or to initiate the design review of a future construction project, please review the instructions below and fill out the Conrail Temporary Right of Entry and/or Design Review Application Form. Conrail’s CE-6 Specification covers general work on the property and must be used for design of the project. Any type of intrusive work or excavations on Conrail property will require an Excavated Material and Groundwater Management Plan (EMGMP) filled out by the applicant. Template EMGMP documents are below.
Excavated Material and Groundwater Management Plans (EMGMP) if required: