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The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Amtrak California is a brand name used by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Division of Rail on three state-supported Amtrak rail routes within the US State of California, the Capitol Corridor, the Pacific Surfliner, and the San Joaquin.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is an industry trade group representing primarily the major freight railroads of North America (Canada, Mexico and the United States).
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Automatic equipment identification (AEI) is an electronic recognition system in use with the North American railroad industry.
České dráhy, often shortened to ČD (English: Czech Railways), is the main railway operator in the Czech Republic providing regional and long-distance services.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
The Bern–Lötschberg–Simplon railway (BLS), known between 1997 and 2006 as the BLS Lötschbergbahn, was a Swiss railway company.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is an executive department of the US state of California.
The Canadian Transportation Agency (Office des transports du Canada) is an independent administrative tribunal of the Government of Canada that makes decisions relating to federally regulated modes of transportation (air, rail and marine).
The Chicago and North Western Transportation Company was a Class I railroad in the Midwestern United States.
Conrail, the Consolidated Rail Corporation,, was the primary Class I railroad in the Northeastern United States between 1976 and 1999, when its routes were split between the CSX Corporation and Norfolk Southern Railway.
A covered hopper is a railroad freight car designed for carrying dry bulk loads, varying from grain to products such as sand and clay.
CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad operating in the eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) is the agency of the European Union (EU) that sets mandatory requirements for European railways and manufacturers in the form of Technical Specifications for Interoperability, which apply to the Trans-European Rail system.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.
The Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF, from Organisation intergouvernementale pour les Transports Internationaux Ferroviaires; OTIF), is an intergovernmental organisation that governs international rail transport.
An intermodal container is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport, meaning these containers can be used across different modes of transport – from ship to rail to truck – without unloading and reloading their cargo.
The UIC (Union Internationale des Chemins de fer) or International Union of Railways is an international rail transport industry body.
ISO 6346 is an international standard covering the coding, identification and marking of intermodal (shipping) containers used within containerized intermodal freight transport.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
A letter is a grapheme (written character) in an alphabetic system of writing.
The UIC Country Code is a two digit-number identifying countries in which members of the International Union of Railways (UIC) are active.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.
Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxembourg, Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.
Metrolink is a commuter or regional rail system in Southern California; it consists of seven lines and 62 stations operating on of rail network.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) is a nonprofit membership organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
The New York Central Railroad was a railroad operating in the Northeastern United States.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
The Pennsylvania Railroad (or Pennsylvania Railroad Company and also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Piggyback transportation refers to the transportation of goods where one transportation unit is carried on the back of something else.
A private railroad car, private railway coach, private car or private varnish is a railroad passenger car which was either originally built or later converted for service as a business car for private individuals.
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
Railinc Corporation (pronounced "rail-linc") provides rail data and messaging services to the North American freight railway industry.
The British Railway Clearing House (RCH) was an organisation set up to manage the allocation of revenue collected by pre-grouping railway companies of fares and charges paid for passengers and goods travelling over the lines of other companies.
The railway vehicle owner's code formed part of the vehicle number on the side of a railway coach or wagon.
The term rolling stock in rail transport industry originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.
The Soo Line Railroad is the primary United States railroad subsidiary of the Canadian Pacific Railway, one of seven U.S. Class I railroads, controlled through the Soo Line Corporation.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a privately controlled US code used to identify road transport companies.
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) of the United States is a federal, bipartisan, independent adjudicatory board.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
A trailer is an unpowered vehicle towed by a powered vehicle.
TTX Company (formerly TrailerTrain) is a provider of railcars and related freight car management services to the North American rail industry.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Wagon numbers (or coach numbers) are key data for railway operations.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.