The Rail Passengers Association is the largest national organization that serves as a voice for the more than 40 million rail passengers in the US. Our mission is to improve and expand conventional intercity & regional passenger train services, support higher speed rail initiatives, increase connectivity among all forms of transportation and ensure safety for our country's trains and passengers.

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RPA is working for more frequencies on existing routes and adding new routes.


The Rail Passengers Association (formerly NARP) acts as a voice for Amtrak, commuter and transit passengers.


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