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America’s freight railroads operate the safest, most efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally sound freight transportation system in the world — and the Association of American Railroads (AAR) is committed to keeping it that way. Founded in 1934, AAR is the world’s leading railroad policy, research, standard setting, and technology organization that focuses on the safety and productivity of the U.S. freight rail industry. AAR Full members include the major freight railroads in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as Amtrak. AAR Associate and Affiliate members include non-Class I and commuter railroads, rail supply companies, engineering firms, signal and communications firms, and rail car owners.


Moving Crude Oil by Rail
Railroads are playing a critical role in this energy renaissance, with rail shipments of crude oil growing in recent years due to the flexibility…


Association of American Railroads in the News

AAR reports mixed volumes for carload and intermodal in July
Transport Leaders Begin Meeting With Trump Transition Team as New Era Commences
Donald J. Trump’s stunning game-changing upset to become President-elect of the United States, has left transport leaders scratching their…
AAR reports annual U.S. carload and intermodal declines for September 2016
AAR’s State of the Industry Report focuses on impact of railroads on U.S. economy
The Growing Risk of Transporting Crude Oil by Rail
Following the recent CSX incident, someone asked me “Why do we transport something so dangerous via rail?” That’s a good question. Why…

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Weekly Rail Traffic Chart AAR's new Data Center provides you access to interactive charts that display a sample of weekly, monthly, and annual information on freight ...
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Connecting America’s Communities. Short line and regional railroads operate 38% of the nation's rail network. For large areas of rural and small town America, short ...
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About AAR Membership. The Association of American Railroads (AAR) plays an integral role in shaping the rail industry's success. AAR not only provides the freight ...
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The Pacific Northwest Association of Rail Shippers (PNWARS) is a regional educational group of shippers and receivers engaged in freight transportation by rail ...
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