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FY 2011 Intercity Passenger Rail - Amtrak

The Intercity Passenger Rail (IPR) – Amtrak is one of five grant programs that constitute the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 focus on transportation infrastructure security activities. These grant programs are part of a comprehensive set of measures authorized by Congress and implemented by the Administration to help strengthen the Nation’s critical infrastructure against risks associated with potential terrorist attacks.

Fiscal Year 2011 Intercity Passenger Rail Program


Total Funding Available in FY 2011: $22,214,456


The IPR Program creates a sustainable, risk-based effort to protect critical surface transportation infrastructure and the traveling public from acts of terrorism, major disasters, and other emergencies within the Amtrak rail system.

Eligible Applicants

The eligible applicant under the FY 2011 IPR Program is the National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak).  Amtrak is the only entity eligible to apply for funding under FY 2011 IPR.  DHS will partner with Amtrak to develop security enhancements for eligible intercity passenger rail operations in all eligible UASI areas Amtrak passes through or services.

Additional Information

  • FY 2011 IPR Program Guidance and Application Kit (PDF 515.7KB, TXT 79.7KB)
  • FY 2011 IPR Program Fact Sheet (PDF 88.2KB, TXT 3.3KB)
  • FY 2011 IPR Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (PDF 47.2KB, TXT 2.1KB)
  • FY 2011 IPR Program Sample Budget Detail Worksheet (PDF 22.3KB, TXT 7.1KB)
  • FY 2011 IPR Program Investment Justification Template (PDF 31.6KB, TXT 8.4KB)
Last Updated: 
12/18/2015 - 16:01