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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RAILROAD PASSENGERSNational Association of Railroad Passengers
An alliance of railroad passengers and citizens who want a transportation choice in this country
AMTRAKAmtrak
Rail travel information, schedules, book tickets
VIA RAIL CANADAVIA Rail Canada
Independent crown corporation, operating trains in all regions of Canada over a network stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from the Great Lakes to Hudson Bay. 
FRIENDS OF AMTRAKFriends of Amtrak
Internet advocacy effort supporting continued funding for Amtrak by providing information on legislation and Amtrak operations
ALL-
ABOARD
All-Aboard
Internet Rail Passenger Advocacy
Reconnecting America
Redefines U.S. policies for intercity travel to integrate separately functioning aviation, passenger rail and intercity bus systems into a more convenient, secure, financially viable and sustainable network.
States for Passenger Rail Coalition
Alliance of state departments of transportation that supports intercity passenger rail initiatives and advocates for federal funding.
NATIONAL CORRIDORS INITIATIVENational Corridors Initiative
To further the rapid development of practical, attainable High-Speed Rail transportation
UNITED RAIL PASSENGER ALLIANCEUnited Rail Passenger Alliance
Dedicated to preservation of the present rail passenger system, and encouraging its expansion
FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATIONFederal Railroad Administration
Promotes safe, environmentally sound, successful railroad transportation to meet current and future needs of all customers.  Encourages policies and investment in infrastructure and technology to enable rail to realize its full potential.
MIDWEST REGIONAL RAIL

Midwest High Speed/ Regional Rail
(Also see listing below under state/regional rail service)  Please visit our detailed Midwest Regional Rail page

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Omaha Streetcar
Dedicated to advocating for the implementation of streetcar and light rail plans in the Omaha metropolitan region. 
National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates
National organization representing local transit coalitions who support increasing federal investment in public transportation.
Light Rail Central
The North American Light Rail Information Site
LIGHT RAIL NOW!Light Rail Now!
Supports efforts both within North American and worldwide to develop and improve light rail transit (LRT) systems.
Public Transportation
To raise awareness about the importance of public transportation to All Americans from every walk of life.
American Public Transportation Association
Advocacy, innovation, and information sharing to strengthen and expand public transportation.
Click imageSTATE AND REGIONAL RAIL
Nebraska railroad statistics and map from the Association of American Railroads (AAR) web site
MIDWEST REGIONAL RAIL

Midwest High Speed/Regional Rail
Serving regional travel needs for commerce and tourism in nine midwestern states, ensuring railroad safety, and improving rail operations.   Please visit our detailed Midwest Regional Rail page

N-TRACN-TRAC
Nebraska Transit & Rail Advisory Council, determining feasibility of commuter rail in the state
IOWA ASSOCIATION OF RAIL PASSENGERSIowa Association of Rail Passengers
Non-profit citizens organization advocating railroad transportation to strengthen the voice of the rail user in Iowa
COLORADO RAIL PASSENGER ASSOCIATIONColorado Rail Passenger Association
Statewide, voluntary organization to develop passenger rail services in and through Colorado. ColoRail also supports efforts to provide multi-modal solutions to Colorado's growing transportation problems
MISSOURI-
KANSAS 
RAIL 
PASSENGER COALITION
Missouri-Kansas Rail Passenger Coalition
Working for the goal of developing a more balanced transportation system that takes into account the many economic, environmental and social advantages afforded by modern rail transportation

Northern Flyer Alliance - Passenger Rail Kansas

Dedicated to economic development through passenger rail expansion along the Kansas City - Wichita - Oklahoma City - Fort Worth corridor

Passenger Rail Oklahoma

Passenger Rail Oklahoma is a corridor communities coalition promoting passenger rail expansion between Kansas City - Wichita - Oklahoma City - Fort Worth and between Oklahoma City - Chandler - Bristow Sapulpa and Tulsa.

INTERAILInterRail
Dedicated to educating the public, promoting, and improving rail passenger service in the Mountain West, and creating a more balanced transportation network.  Covers Utah, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming
MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF RAIL PASSENGERSMichigan Association of Rail Passengers
A consumer group for the rail passenger, working for better transportation since 1973
Illinois Association of Railroad Passengers
Goal of improved rail passenger service--throughout Illinois and our nation.
TEXAS ARPTexas Association of Rail Passengers
Promotes inter-city rail passenger service in Texas, whether AMTRAK, state, municipality, or corridor initiated
Arizona Rail Passenger Association
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Nebraska Department of Roads
Nebraska Railroad Map
Iowa Department of Transportation
Iowa Railroad Map  COMING SOON!
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Nebraska Department of Roads
Responsibility for planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of state highway, rail, and statewide public transportation programs
Iowa Department of Transportation
Rail Route Alternative Analysis  --  An analysis of three potential passenger rail service routes in Iowa.
Omaha's Camerail Club with about 500 members attracts active and retired railroaders plus railfans with a serious interest in railroad operations, history and photography. Many members pay the $5/yr dues just to receive the "Mixed Train" newsletter published about ten times a year. Click here for more information. 
RailServe
The Internet railroad directory for finding rail-related content on the Web.
TrainWeb
Information and photographs relating to passenger, freight and model trains in the U.S. and Worldwide plus items of interest to the professional rail industry. 
Great Plains Chapter, National Railway Historical Society
Serves Central Nebraska and the Grand Island area.
NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETYNational Railway Historical Society
To preserve steam and electric railway historical material; to encourage the building of model railways; to secure data on the history of transportation; and to encourage rail transportation
SIERRA CLUBSierra Club
Grassroots advocacy has made it America's most influential environmental organization, now more than 650,000 members strong.  Click here for their stance on high speed rail.
Durham Western Heritage Museum
Omaha, Nebraska
History museum housed in beautifully renovated Union Station in Omaha, Nebraska.  Exhibits cover Omaha and Nebraska history, including the people, neighborhoods, and technology.  Also includes permanent exhibit on the history of Omaha's Union Station.
RailsWest Railroad Museum
Council Bluffs, Iowa
The Historical Society of Pottawattamie County  kindles and keeps alive an active interest in state and local history.  
The Union Pacific Railroad Museum

200 Pearl Sr., Council Bluffs, IA 51503  (712) 329-8307

The Burlington Station
Omaha, Nebraska
Photos, history, and information on the (currently unused) Historic Burlington Railroad Station
Western Heritage Division
National Model Railroad Association
Promotes model railroading as a family activity by providing educational and social activities.
THE IRON ROADThe Iron Road
Nebraska Rail History
Amtrak: A History of America's Railroad
Texas Transportation Institute
Official research agency for Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Railroad Commission. TTI works closely with many state and federal agencies as well as the private sector to improve the safety and efficiency of the transportation system.
NORTH AMERICA'S FREIGHT RAILROADSNorth America's Freight Railroads
Illustrates the positive impact that freight railroads have on the economy, society and the environment.
Updated 5/27/2014