1. Moving Waves of Grain

    Moving Waves of Grain

    The United States is the world’s top grain producer and getting all that grain to market is no easy task. Changes in production patterns due to weather, forecasting challenges, and... Read more »
  2. Intermodal Fuels the American Economy

    Intermodal Fuels the American Economy

    Every day the intermodal network transports goods from around the world to the American consumer and American-made products to consumers around the world. Intermodal transportation is the seamless movement of... Read more »
  3. High Tech Safety

    High Tech Safety

    Lasers, microprocessors and ultrasounds — these high tech innovations don’t often come to mind when someone mentions railroads. However, modern railroads are employing these cutting edge technologies to make America’s... Read more »
  4. Tax-Free Infrastructure

    Tax-Free Infrastructure

    Building, operating and maintaining America’s 140,000-mile freight rail network doesn’t come cheap. Between 1980 and 2014 hundreds of billions of dollars were spent to build and maintain the most efficient... Read more »
  5. Helping America Compete – And Win

    Helping America Compete – And Win

    You read that right – thanks to efficiency and productivity improvements made by freight railroads – American rail rates are lower than China’s. And Germany’s. And Japan’s. In fact, today... Read more »
  6. Maintaining Rail Bridges

    Maintaining Rail Bridges

    You’ve probably heard a lot in the news lately about America’s crumbling infrastructure, but worry not. Maintaining and improving our nation’s rail network is a top priority – one the... Read more »
  7. Ribbons of Rail: Track Maintenance

    Ribbons of Rail: Track Maintenance

    Spanning coast to coast, America’s 140,000-mile freight rail network connects the nation’s supply chain and provides a safe, efficient and cost-effective way to ship our customer’s goods. Below we’ve outlined... Read more »
  8. The Year Ahead for Freight Rail

    The Year Ahead for Freight Rail

    The Apollo program that put the first man on the moon was a bargain, by history’s measurement. The cost? About $30 billion. Granted, that’s not adjusted for inflation, but still.... Read more »