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The Railway Tie Association is the forum for the interests and needs of all groups that depend on the wood crosstie for their business success.
Our mission since 1919: To ensure that the engineered wood crosstie system continues to evolve and improve in order to remain cost-effective and to meet the ever-changing requirements of track systems around the world.
Try the RTA interactive spreadsheet to create your own scenarios and 2014 forecasts
The 2014 Short Line Survey was mailed out in April 2014
Visit our Publications page which contains various Crossties magazine articles, research papers, environmental literature and specifications for crossties.
In The News
New Video Training Seminar Business Networking With a Purpose. Click here to watch on RTA's Vimeo channel
RTA now offers online advertising. Click on the banner ad below, or here for more information.
RTA's 95th Annual Symposium and Technical Conference Click here to watch on RTA's Vimeo channel
Video Message from RTA about wood crossties' history of service. Click here for the full-length version.Stay tuned for more infomation about the 2014 RTA Tie Grading Seminar July 29-31, 2014 in Sutton, WV