CWR Data Forms
XML Format
Fillable PDF Format
Excel Spreadsheet Format
Paper Copy of Form

CWR Rules
Joint Inspections Final Rule
Joint Fracture Report
Data Dictionary

Welcome to Continuous Welded Rail

To assist with data collection process, the FRA has provided several methods for submitting the Continuous Welded Rail (CWR) fracture reports.

Railroads can submit their reports by using:

  • Electronic submission using eXtensible Markup Language (XML) format
  • Fillable PDF Format
  • Excel Spreadsheet Format
  • Paper Copy of Form

  • You can download the various forms from the left menu. Please mail the filled paper copy of form to the following address:

    Carlo Patrick
    Federal Railroad Administration
    RRS-17
    1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
    Washington DC, 20590