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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Rail Advocate
Timothy Murray
Timothy Murray
President and CEO, Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
Worcester, Massachusetts

“We see firsthand the economic development spurred by freight rail here in Worcester at the CSX Intermodal Terminal, which connects us to shipping destinations as far as Florida and the Ohio River Valley, in addition to the larger, 140,000-mile freight rail network.

Kevin Mannix
Kevin Mannix
President, Oregon Shipping Group; Former Oregon state Senator and Representative
Salem, Oregon

“Freight railroads are critically important to Willamette Valley’s farmers, growers and makers, many of which depend on reliable and efficient rail connections to take their products to markets across the nation and world.”

Cyndi Jantomaso
Cyndi Jantomaso
President/CEO, Haines City Economic Development Council
Haines City, Florida

“Central Florida businesses and consumers benefit from the billions of private dollars spent every year by freight railroads on the rail network that connects us to the global supply chain.”