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Encyclopedia > Association of American Railroads
A World War II era print advertisement for the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
A World War II era print advertisement for the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

The Association of American Railroads (AAR reporting mark AAR) is an industry trade group representing the freight railroads of North America (Canada, Mexico and the United States). Amtrak and some regional commuter railroads are also members. Image File history File links AAR_Logo. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (616x931, 44 KB)A World War II era print advertisement for the Association of American Railroads (AAR). ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (616x931, 44 KB)A World War II era print advertisement for the Association of American Railroads (AAR). ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... Reporting marks on two CP Rail covered hoppers passing Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, June 20, 2004. ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida Amtrak’s high-speed Acela Express at Penn Station New York, NY Amtrak, is the brand name of the intercity passenger train system created on May 1, 1971 in the United States. ...


AAR was created October 12, 1934 by the merger of five industry-related groups: October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...

  • the American Railway Association,
  • the Association of Railway Executives,
  • the Bureau of Railroad Economics,
  • the Railway Accounting Officers Association, and
  • the Railway Treasury Officers Association.

One of the AAR's duties is to oversee the assignment of reporting marks – two to four letter codes that uniquely identify the owner of any piece of railroad rolling stock or intermodal freight transport equipment (trailers, semi-trailers containers, etc.) that can be carried on a railroad. The American Railway Association (ARA) was an industry trade group representing railroads in the United States. ... Reporting marks on two CP Rail covered hoppers passing Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, June 20, 2004. ... Rolling Stock banner Rolling Stock was a newspaper of ideas and a chronicle of the 1980s published in Boulder, Colorado by Ed Dorn and Jennifer Dunbar Dorn. ... An intermodal train carrying both shipping containers and highway semi-trailers in piggyback service, on flatcars, passes through the Cajon Pass in February, 1995. ... A Trailer is an unpowered vehicle pulled by one with an engine. ... semi-trailer truck with sleeper behind the cab. ... Containerization is a system of intermodal cargo transport using standard ISO containers (also known as isotainers) that can be loaded sealed and intact onto container ships, railroad cars and trucks. ...


The current president of AAR is Edward R. Hamberger.[1]


References

  1.   Association of American Railroads (2005), Biography: Edward R. Hamberger. Retrieved November 17, 2005.

17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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