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The Eyes and Ears of Freight Rail Safety

How are railroads achieving sustained safety success? By pioneering groundbreaking technology and investing billions in a 21st century network.

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How Railroads Provide First Responders World-Class Training

Freight railroads train thousands of first responders annually to ensure they’re prepared to keep communities and the rail network safe.

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Ongoing Commitment for PTC Continues

America’s freight railroads are moving swiftly to put Positive Train Control, or PTC, in place across the country’s vast rail network.

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Big Data Finds Problems Before They Happen

Helping predict equipment failure is just one way that Big Data creates innovations that improve safety.

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5 Innovations that Have Strengthened Railroads’ Muscle

Thanks to innovations like these, freight rail helps carry the weight of the American economy and continue to prepare for future demand.

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Ever Wonder What Fits in One Rail Car?

Freight rail moves a staggering volume of goods anually. Take a closer look to understand the industry’s full impact

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The Power of Privately Funded Freight Rail

Washington can help freight rail continue its historic success record and the private investment that benefits all Americans.

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Helping America Compete – And Win

American freight rail rates are lower than those in China, Germany and Japan.

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