Freight rail is delivering on its commitment to safety and its workforce through cutting-edge technology to protect and empower employees — from drones to ultrasound, smart sensors and Positive Train Control.
Thanks in part to ongoing rail investments in infrastructure, operations, technology and community preparedness, recent years have been the safest in the history of the rail industry.
Explore six changes within the last century that contributed to the safe, reliable and cost-effective intermodal rail network we have today.
Freight rail supports one of the largest producers of copper in the world, which helps deliver American copper abroad, while also driving local economic benefits.
AAR President & CEO, Ian Jefferies discusses how 21st-century thinking and technology are transforming the industry that helped build this nation. “Freight railroads are working to meet the demands of a world that is changing not by the year, but by the minute.”
While the FRA recently rescinded a regulation to mandate two-person crews, the threat is alive and well in the U.S. House of Representatives and select state legislatures.
Jun. 19AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic for the Week Ending June 15, 2019Washington, D.C.
Jun. 12AAR Applauds Roughly $20 Million Federal Grant For CREATE’s Dolton, Illinois Junction Interlocking Rail ProjectWashington, D.C.
Jun. 12AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic for the Week Ending June 8, 2019Washington, D.C.
Jun. 5AAR Reports Weekly Rail Traffic for May & the Week Ending June 1, 2019Washington, D.C.