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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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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Strides on Safety: Tracking Railroads’ Commitments

Washington, D.C. — Following the derailment in East Palestine, Ohio early last year, railroads rapidly came together to develop a set of safety commitments informed…


Rail Advocate
Elizabeth “Tizzy” Lockman
Elizabeth “Tizzy” Lockman
State Senator, Delaware State Senate
Wilmington, Delaware

"Freight railroads serve the Port of Wilmington, reliably and efficiently connecting our businesses and relieving congestion across the state."

Andy Eads
Andy Eads
Denton County Commissioner
Flower Mound, Texas

"Having worked in-depth on many infrastructure and economic development projects throughout Denton County, I know firsthand that a strong freight rail system strengthens our economy."

Maureen Halahan
Maureen Halahan
President & CEO, Orange County Partnership
Goshen, New York

“Freight railroads are crucial transportation partners when it comes to attracting New York businesses and helping them expand – the primary goals of the Orange County Partnership.”