Rail Day on Capitol Hill
FREIGHT RAILROADS: EVER FORWARD. ALWAYS TRANSFORMING.
According to the Association of American Railroads, U.S. freight railroads move more than 17 billion tons annually across 140,000 miles of privately-owned infrastructure that runs through 49 states. Railroads have hauled our goods 24/7 throughout the pandemic and will keep moving America forward into economic recovery.
Railroads spend what it takes - $25 billion/year - to make rail infrastructure the best in the nation, as reported by the annual ratings of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
From drones to sensors to supercomputers to sonar, freight railroads use technology in almost every aspect of their operations.
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