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Railroads

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US DOT Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
The FRA promotes a safe, environmentally sound, successful railroad transportation system. The site includes railroad safety data and reports, FRA regulations, orders, and notices, railroad legislation, information on high speed rail developments, and a section for children and educators.

Association of American Railroads (AAR)
The AAR represents North America's major freight railroads and Amtrak. The site includes position papers, discussion groups, railroad statistics, facts and cost indexes, full text of speeches and testimony, video clips of their "Highways or Dieways" public service campaign and information about their services and products.

American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)
The mission of AREMA is the development and advancement of both technical and practical knowledge and recommended practices pertaining to the design, construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure. The site has information about the Association, some online publications, a calendar of railroad industry events, and a list of consultants and suppliers.

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA)
ASLRRA is a non-profit trade association that represents the interests of its more than 400 short line and regional railroad members in legislative and regulatory matters. The site includes information about the Association and full text of position papers and testimonies, and railroad related links.

National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP)
Wisconsin Association of Railroad Passengers (WisARP)
The NARP is an alliance of railroad passengers and citizens who advocate for use of passenger trains and rail transit. The site offers passenger rail news and legislative action, a calendar of nationwide passenger rail events, and tips on passenger rail trip planning. The WisARP site has information on Midwest passenger rail initiatives and links to online scientific publications on passenger rail.

The National Railroad Construction And Maintenance Association, Inc. (NRC)
NRC is a not-for-profit association organized specifically to serve the needs of the railroad and transit construction industry. The site includes industry news and legislative activity, safety information, an industry calendar and related links.

International Union of Railways (UIC)
The role of UIC is to promote cooperation between railway enterprises at world level and to carry out activities to develop international transport by rail. The site includes discussion boards, railroad timetables, a dictionary of railroad acronyms, international statistics, environmental and high speed rail information, and statistics for downloading. Most of the information is in English, French and German.

Railway Technology
This site is a gateway to international information about the railroad industry. It includes information about international railroad projects, a catalog of products and services, an alphabetical listing of contractors and suppliers, a listing of conferences, exhibits and events, a listing government bodies and organizations, and industry news.

Amtrak
The site has schedule and fare information, reservations, a station locater, arrival status of trains, information on special offers and promotions, and news and information about Amtrak itself.

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