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Agencies & Representatives

United States Department of Transportation (USDOT)

North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)

South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT)

South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (SCORS)

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

Surface Transportation Board (STB)

United States House of Representatives

United States Senate

Organizations & Corporations

American Railway Engineering & Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA)

American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA)

South Carolina Association of Railroads (SCAR)

Association of American Railroads (AAR)

CSX Corporation

ShipCSX (CSX Technology)

Norfolk Southern Corporation

CHEMTREC 24-Hour Emergency Number: 1-800-262-8200

Operation Lifesaver



Search Engines & Publications

United States Code (USC)

United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

United States Federal Register

United States Library of Congress “THOMAS Legislative Information on the Internet”

International Railway Journal

Progressive Railroading Magazine

Railway Age Magazine

Railway Education Bureau (TRANSALERT)

Railway Track & Structures Magazine

Trains Magazine

Anderson Independent Mail

Asheville Citizen-Times

Belton and Honea Path News-Chronicle

Greenville Journal

Greenville News

Hendersonville Times-News

Spartanburg Herald-Journal

The Journal - Williamston, SC


South Carolina Statewide Rail Plan - December 2014 (PDF file) Source: SCDOT

Overview: Abandonments & Alternatives to Abandonments (PDF file) Source: STB

The Federal Railroad Safety Program (PDF file) Source: FRA

South Carolina Freight Railroad Industry Impact Report - 2009 (PDF file) Source: AAR

Articles of Interest

January 2020 - SC Living (PDF file) - Reproduced with SC Living permission / KP

April 2019 - Trains (PDF file) - Reproduced with Trains permission / JW

June 2012 - Trains (PDF file) - Reproduced with Trains permission / JW

April 2010 - Railway Age (PDF file) - Reproduced with RA permission / DB

April 2010 - Railway Track & Structures (PDF file) - Reproduced with RT&S permission / TJ

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