U.S. railroads are a vital link to our nation’s economic future. They serve nearly every agricultural, industrial, wholesale, retail, and resource-based sector of the economy. Our freight trains touch almost every part of American lives.
As New York Penn Station marks a century of service, planners are gearing up for the next 100 years. A century ago, the Pennsylvania Railroad was in the midst of one of the most expansive infrastructure capital programs in the history of the United States.