GoRail educates community leaders across the country about the public benefits of freight rail investments and mobilizes them in support of an even stronger rail network. We believe every ton of freight moved by rail strengthens the economy, creates jobs, lessens 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 more than 140,000 miles, the network safely delivers economic growth, supports job creation, and offers unparalleled environmental benefits like cleaner air and reduced highway gridlock.

Rail at Work

Latest News & Updates
Sen. Stabenow addresses Harsco employees. Infrastructure

Senator Tours Harsco Rail, Discusses Michigan Workforce

Ludington, MI - “I am so impressed, with both the individual pieces and then what it looks like when it’s all put together,” said Sen.…

Snapshot

Rail Advocate
Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren
Executive Director, FuturePorts
San Pedro, California

“Goods movement is southern California’s largest industry. We rely on all modes running on all cylinders to keep our ports attractive to shippers and businesses across the country."

Frank Smizik
Frank Smizik
Massachusetts State Representative
Brookline, Massachusetts

“Trains are four times more fuel-efficient than trucks—with the nation’s railroads moving 40% of intercity freight while accounting for less than 1% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.”

Bill Luckett
Bill Luckett
Mayor
Clarksdale, Mississippi

“Freight rail investments enable Mississippi’s businesses to ship goods more efficiently, reach new domestic and international markets, and provide more jobs in our communities.”