Information, Education, Research & Development, Stewardship 

The Railway Tie Association has been supporting transportation for more than 100 years.

Our mission since 1919: To ensure that wood crossties evolve and improve to continue meet the requirements of track systems around the world.



Visit our Publications page which contains various Crossties magazine articles, research papers, environmental literature and specifications for crossties.

This legacy video message from RTA is about wood crossties' history of service. Click here for the full-length version.

Check out the newest digital version of Crossties magazine!

Read About Global Climate Change


Join RTA and EHS Support March 3rd at 2pm Eastern for Environmental Regulatory Update: A Look Ahead a webinar exploring what's next with the Biden administration and how you can navigate new regulations and requirements. 

EHS Support and RTA partnered to create the Infectious Disease Preparedness & Response Planning Webinar in May of 2020.

For those unable to attend, you can access the full webinar below or through Vimeo

For more resources see our Infectious Disease Preparedness & Response Planning resource page.