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.

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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.

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Support Responsible Rail Safety Legislation

Lawmakers in Congress are considering policy measures to enhance rail safety. While several ideas are reasonable and targeted at safety, a number of other proposed provisions would stall innovation and divert freight to highways, all while lacking a clear safety benefit. Take action in support of responsible rail legislation focused on improved accident prevention and response.

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Expanding AskRail Access to ECCs

Washington, D.C. — U.S. freight railroads came together in 2014 to launch AskRail, an innovative mobile app that enables first responders to view the contents…


Rail Advocate
Donna Lupardo
Donna Lupardo
New York State Assemblywoman
Endwell, New York

"Businesses large and small in the Southern Tier utilize efficient freight rail connections to reach markets across the U.S. and beyond."

Christian Leinbach
Christian Leinbach
Berks County Commissioner
Hamburg, Pennsylvania

“Private sector investment in the rail network has a multiplier effect for businesses in Pennsylvania and throughout the economy.”

Sean Conway
Sean Conway
Weld County Commissioner
Greeley, Colorado

“Served by BNSF Railway, Union Pacific, and the Great Western Railway, Weld County has attracted a number of major manufacturers and distributors because of our access to the nationwide rail network.”