Industry promotes freight rail issues on Capitol Hill

March 19, 2014

railyard, train yard; trainsRepresentatives from Class 1s, shortlines, suppliers, as well as other railroad supporters joined forces on Thursday, March 13, to take part in Railroad Day on Capitol Hill, the industry’s annual event to advocate for freight rail-related issues.

The event’s partnering associations, which include the Association of American Railroads, American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC), Railway Supply Institute, Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc., Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association and Railway Tie Association, say Railroad Day on Capitol Hill is “the single most effective way to get our message to Congress.”

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