OneRail Coalition Members

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) logo

APTA is a nonprofit international association of more than 1,500 member organizations including public transportation systems; commuter and passenger railroads; planning, design, construction and finance firms; product and service providers; academic institutions; and state associations and departments of transportation.

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) logo

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. Short line and regional railroads are an important and growing component of the railroad industry. Today, they operate and maintain 29 percent of the American railroad industry's route mileage, and account for 9 percent of the rail industry's freight revenue and 11 percent of railroad employment.

Amtrak logo

Amtrak has posted six consecutive years of growth in ridership and revenue, carrying more than 28.7 million passengers in the last fiscal year. Amtrak provides intercity passenger rail service to more than 500 destinations in 46 states on a 21,000-mile route system. For schedules, fares and information, passengers may call 800-USA-RAIL or visit

Association of American Railroads (AAR) logo

AAR is the world's leading railroad policy, research and technology organization focusing on the safety and productivity of rail carriers. Its members include the leading freight railroads in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as Amtrak and other passenger lines.

Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS) logo

(BRS) was founded in 1901 as a trade union representing railroad employees working in what was then the new craft of signaling.  As railroads increasingly turned to the new technology of signal systems to improve the safety and efficiency of their operations, the BRS expanded and eventually grew into a national organization representing the men and women who install and maintain signal systems for most of the nation's railroads.  The BRS represents nearly 9,500 members working for railroads across the United States and into Canada.

National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) logo

NARP is the largest, citizen-based advocacy organization for train and rail transit passengers.  Founded in 1967, the Association-with about 24,000 individual members-works to expand the quality and quantity of U.S. passenger train service.  The organization's mission "is to work towards a modern, customer-focused national passenger train network that provides a travel choice Americans want."

The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) logo

NRC is an industry trade group representing railroad contractors, suppliers, and the entire railroad and rail transit construction industry.


The American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners (AAPRCO) is a professional trade association of private railroad car owners, founded in 1977, as a not for profit corporation.AAPRCO promotes the ownership, safe operation and enjoyment of the private passenger railcar.

The Railway Supply Institute, Inc logo

The Railway Supply Institute, Inc is an international association of the railway and rail rapid transit supply industry that represents over 250 rail suppliers. RSI works to promote the needs of the railway supply industry and its customers through working with Congress, regulatory agencies, state governments, and other rail transportation related organizations.

States for Passenger Rail Coalition logo

States for Passenger Rail Coalition, Established in early 2000, the is an alliance of state departments of transportation that supports intercity passenger rail initiatives and advocates for federal funding.

The Surface Transportation Policy Partnership is a diverse, nationwide coalition working to ensure safer communities and smarter transportation choices that enhance the economy, improve public health, promote social equity, and protect the environment.

The Transportation Communications International Union/International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (TCU) logo

The Transportation Communications International Union/International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (TCU) represents approximately 46,000 members in the U.S., most employed in the railroad industry. In July 2005, TCU affiliated with the IAM, with full merger to occur no later than January 2012.

SMART Transportation Division  logo

The United Transportation Union (UTU) is an AFL-CIO affiliate headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. UTU is a broad-based, transportation labor union representing about 125,000 active and retired railroad, bus and mass transit workers in the United States. With offices in Cleveland and Washington, D.C., the UTU is the largest railroad operating union in North America, with more than 500 locals. The UTU represents employees on every Class 1 railroad, as well as employees on approximately 45 bus and transit systems and has recently grown to include airline pilots, dispatchers and other airport personnel.

Teamsters Rail Conference (BLET and BMWE) logo

The Teamsters Rail Conference represents more than 70,000 rail employees in the United States who work as locomotive engineers, trainmen and maintenance of way workers on the five major freight railroads, Amtrak and numerous commuter rail systems and short lines. The Conference was formed in early 2004 after the merger of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and added to in late 2004 when the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes also merged with the Teamsters. 

OneRail Associate Members

AECOM logo

AECOM is a global leader in providing fully integrated professional technical and management support services for a broad range of markets including transportation, facilities environmental, energy, water and government.  With approximately 45,000employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments.

Alstom logo

Alstom is a world leader in transport infrastructure, power generation and electrical grid. Alstom develops solutions that are perfectly tailored to the demands of a variety of market segments, combining the most comprehensive range of products and services available in the rail industry with unmatched international experience. Their expertise covers urban, suburban, regional, mainline and freight solutions, along with a comprehensive knowledge of rolling stock, infrastructure, signaling and services. This puts them in a position to offer systems that feature a seamless blend of these diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces between them, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Caterpillar logo

Caterpillar Inc. develops infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. They are a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Resource Industries, Construction Industries and Power Systems - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

General Electric  logo

GE Transportation, a unit of GE, solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Their fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and value-added services help customers grow. GE Transportation is headquartered in Erie, Penn., and employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide.

HNTB logo

For nearly a century, HNTB Corporation has helped create infrastructure that best meets the unique demands of its environment. With client relationships spanning decades, they understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. HNTB sees and helps address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee owners committed to the highest levels of performance, they enable clients to achieve their goals and visions.

Siemens  logo

Siemens is a global powerhouse providing energy-efficient, resource-saving technology solutions for transportation, energy, manufacturing and medical diagnosis.  Siemens Mobility Division provides efficient and integrated transportation of people and goods by rail and road — including rolling stock, rail automation, rail electrification, intelligent traffic systems and service. Siemens designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches and high-speed trainsets. Additionally, Siemens provides traction-power substations and electricity transmission, as well as signaling and control technology for freight and passenger rail and transit systems. Siemens has transportation manufacturing hubs in Louisville, Ky.; Marion, Ky.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Portland, Ore.; and Sacramento, Calif.

WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff logo

Parsons Brinckerhoff is a global consulting firm assisting public and private clients to plan, develop, design, construct, operate and maintain thousands of critical infrastructure projects around the world. Founded in New York City in 1885, Parsons Brinckerhoff is a diverse company of 14,000 people in more than 150 offices on five continents. With a strong commitment to technical excellence, a diverse workforce, and service to our clients, Parsons Brinckerhoff is currently at work on thousands of infrastructure projects throughout the world. These range from the mega-projects that define an entire region to smaller, more local projects that keep a community humming.