GoRail educates community leaders across the country about the public benefits of freight rail investments, mobilizing them in support of an even stronger rail network. We believe every ton of freight moved by rail strengthens the economy, creates jobs, mitigates pollution and saves taxpayers money.

Rail Advocates

Featured GoRail Supporters

GoRail’s rail advocates are community leaders from every region of the country who recognize that rail policy decisions made in Washington, D.C. have real impacts back home. Meet them and learn more about the ways freight rail has benefited their communities.

Benefiting Communities
Across the Country

The U.S. is connected by the best freight rail system in the world. Spanning nearly 140,000 miles, the network safely delivers economic growth, supports job creation, and offers unparalleled environmental benefits like cleaner air and reduced highway gridlock.

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March Madness: GoRail team runs full-court press in support of freight rail

Washington, DC — March came in like a lion and went out like one, too, for the GoRail team. Our busy staff conducted over 225…


Rail Advocate
Jesse James
Jesse James
Police Chief and State Representative
Altoona, Wisconsin

"The railroad is part of the city of Altoona. This is how Altoona came to existence. I take pride in being a railroader and I take pride in protecting, educating and teaching our community about the rail."

Christopher Emmanuel
Christopher Emmanuel
Director of Infrastructure & Governance Policy, Florida Chamber of Commerce
Tallahassee , Florida

“Home to CSX headquarters, Florida has a robust freight rail system that helps connect our ports and businesses to markets around the world.”

Maureen Halahan
Maureen Halahan
President & CEO, Orange County Partnership
Goshen, New York

“Freight railroads are crucial transportation partners when it comes to attracting New York businesses and helping them expand – the primary goals of the Orange County Partnership.”