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

In Georgia, rail is a key connector for inland ports and new markets

Inland ports and freight railroads work together to boost Georgia economy. Murray County, GA — In 2018, the Appalachian Regional Port (ARP) will open as Georgia’s newest…


Rail Advocate
Leslie Osborn
Leslie Osborn
Oklahoma State Representative
Mustang, Oklahoma

"Union Pacific, which runs through my district, and Oklahoma’s 18 other freight railroads are an economic powerhouse for our local and state economies."

Ira Agricola
Ira Agricola
Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
Norfolk, Virginia

"At the Hampton Roads Chamber, we understand that our economy relies on a healthy, robust transportation network."

Chip Hallock
Chip Hallock
President & CEO, Newark Regional Business Partnership
Newark, New Jersey

“America’s freight railroads haul the goods that we need every day.”