Rail industry descends on Capitol Hill for Railroad Day

03/15/2013 | RailwayAge.com · ProgressiveRailroading.com

Railroad industry representatives from freight railroads, labor unions, rail suppliers and manufacturers visited Washington for the annual Railroad Day on Capitol Hill event. The event covered several topics of discussion, including the need for balanced economic regulatory policies for the rail industry, as well as a call to renew the shortline railroad tax credit. "Freight rail is the backbone of our nation's economy, and we need to maintain policies that keep that possible," said AAR President and CEO Edward Hamberger.

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