Association of American Railroads

MxV Rail Announces Opening of New Loop Track for FAST®

PUEBLO, Colo. – The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has headquartered rail industry research and test activities in Pueblo, Colo. for more than 40 years. Building on this legacy, AAR’s wholly owned subsidiary MxV Rail has transformed the organization and opened a new multi-campus operation to support the railways’ engineering, controlled on-track testing, and laboratory testing needs.

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R.J. Corman Earns Two NRC Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) has recognized R.J. Corman Railroad Services with a 2023 Small Project of the Year Award for track construction at MxV Rail’s

Ian Jefferies, President and CEO, Association of American Railroads

AAR Outlines Key Class I Safety Actions

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on March 8 reported seven initial steps the Class I railroads are taking “to drive toward a future with zero incidents and zero injuries—one where what

Railroad industry introduces “MxV Rail”

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) hosted this week its Annual Research Review for more than 325 railroad professionals from around the world to learn about progress made under the industry-sponsored Strategic Research Initiatives (SRI) program.

Extreme winter weather slows traffic: AAR

The Association of American Railroads, in reporting U.S. rail traffic for the week ending Feb. 27, 2021, as well as volumes for February 2021, noted that volume took a polar vortex hit.

Intermodal traffic up 6.3% last week

Ed. Note: Intermodal traffic has shown renewed strength over the past several weeks. Last week, it was up 6.3%, which indicates there may be some small improvements in the economy, particularly in

Another dreary week for U.S. rail traffic

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 11, 2020. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 449,092 carloads and intermodal units,

AAR Research Review will be held in webinar format

To ensure that social distancing will not be an obstacle to sharing the Association of American Railroads’ (AAR) important industry research, the 25th Annual AAR Research Review will be held in a new all-digital webinar format.