- Vetting of Designs and Specifications for Railway and Marine infrastructures.
- Ensuring compliance with Standards for Railway and Marine infrastructures.
- Ensure compliance with standards regarding the Construction and equipment of ships and navigation.
- Making periodic inspection of any Railway and Marine infrastructure as the Ministry directs.
- Processing of response to issues raised by stakeholders, the Presidency, Ministries, Departments and Agencies, State Governments amongst others.
- Making inputs into annual budget proposals.
Participating in ad-hoc meetings convened (together with other relevant departments of the ministry as applicable) by the relevant Committees of National Assembly, Federal Ministry of Finance Assessment Committee and National Planning Commission Monitoring and Evaluation Committee