Association of American Railroads

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Association of American Railroads

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Description area

Dates of existence

1934-

History

The Association of American Railroads was formed in 1934. It was an amalgamation of several different organizations, which represented the railroad industry including the Association of Railway Executives, the American Railway Association, the Bureau of Railway Economics, the Railway Treasury Officers Association, the Railway Accounting Officers Association, and the Bureau for the Safe Transportation of Explosives and other Dangerous Articles. These all became the Association of American Railroads on October 12, 1934. The AAR is one of the largest trade organizations in American and functions as a union, representing its members to their employers.

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Internal structures/genealogy

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Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

NBCA

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Revised

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised on April 20, 2012 by KS.

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  • English

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