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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is an industry trade group representing primarily the major freight railroads of North America (Canada, Mexico and the United States). Where appropriate, the AAR represents its members' interests to the public at large and to Congress and government regulators in particular. The AAR works to improve the efficiency, safety and service of the railroad industry.
The AAR was created October 12, 1934 by the merger of five industry-related groups: 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.
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