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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Policy Issues

Debunking “Forced Access”

Washington, D.C. — The Biden Administration on July 9 issued an Executive Order that included language directing railroads’ economic regulator, the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB),…

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Rail Advocate
Leslie Osborn
Leslie Osborn
Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor
Mustang, Oklahoma

"Union Pacific and Oklahoma’s 17 other freight railroads are an economic powerhouse for our local and state economies."

Tony Roswarski
Tony Roswarski
Mayor
Lafayette, Indiana

"Lafayette rail-served companies like Subaru, Alcoa, and Tate & Lyle have brought thousands of jobs to our community in the last year."

Patrick Wojahn
Patrick Wojahn
Mayor
College Park, Maryland

“Maryland is a part of railroad history as the home to the Baltimore and Ohio, one of the oldest railroads in the nation.”