Here’s a few of our favorite links* for national and regional freight and passenger rail data, developments, current issues and other useful resources:

  • Association of America Railroads: (link)
  • Empire State Passenger Association (sister org. to VRAN, covering NY State): (link)
  • (info clearinghouse on freight rail industry): (link)
  • Go!Vermont (info on local transportation options other than private vehicles): (link)
  • Northeast Assoc. of Rail Shippers (trade association including shippers, RRs): (link)
  • New England Central Railroad (major freight railroad in VT): (link)
  • Operation Lifesaver (outreach campaign to promote safety at rail crossings): (link)
  • Rail Passengers Association (formerly NARP): (link)
  • Rail Users’ Network (includes links to many sister organizations around the US): (link)
  • Sustainable Transportation Vermont (a blog about low-impact transit alternatives): (link)
  • TrainWeb (links to national and regional rail advocacy groups): (link)
  • Trainriders Northeast (sister org. to VRAN, supporting Amtrak service to Maine): (link)
  • Trains In The Valley (sister org. to VRAN, covering rail service in western Mass.): (link)
  • VT Dept. of Transportation Rail Program home page: (link)
  • Vermont Rail System (major freight railroad in VT): (link)
  • VT Transportation Efficiency Network (coalition of groups promoting public transit): (link)
  • Vermont train videos on YouTube (for all you rail fans, just for fun): (link)

 Please contact us if you find any of these links to be broken, or changed.

Special thanks to our website team:

  • Photo credits: Kevin Burkholder, Steel Wheels Photography
  • Research & creative: Max Brisben, Eric Lagerquist, Ben Elmore
  • Web design & execution: Isabella Wolfsdorf, Christopher Parker