1980 may seem like eons ago, when CNN first launched and new wave pop played over the airwaves. But what happened that year for the freight rail industry left an indelible mark in history and is still surprisingly relevant today: Congress passed the Staggers Rail Act, which laid the foundation for our country’s modern freight rail network.
With Infrastructure Week kicking off today, learn how American freight rail is getting even better through strategic investments. Railroads are evolving, providing customers a competitive edge in the global economy of the future.
As Hurricane Sally makes landfall, see how freight railroads protect the 140,000-mile network through 24/7 monitoring, water detection technology and tested protocols.