Online Publications

The RTA offers numerous publications and visual media for sale.

Many publications are available online at no charge. Click on a category below to learn more about these publications.

Tie Basics

Crossties Magazine

Research Papers and Articles

Environmental Literature


RTA Specifications and Visual Guide to Tie Defects

Tie Defect Poster

Tree to Track Poster

Tree to Track Presentation

The Wood Crosstie

2018 Economic Impact Studies