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The AskRail® app is a safety tool that provides first responders immediate access to accurate, timely data about what type of hazardous materials a railcar is carrying so they can make an informed decision about how to respond to a rail emergency. AskRail is a backup resource if information from the train conductor or train consist is not available.

Benefits of Ask Rail

  • Access to the real-time date about contents of railcars
  • Search to see whether a train is carrying dangerous goods 
  • View railroad emergency contact information 

Access to the App

  1. Download the app from Apple iTunes and Google Play stores
  2. Complete the registration process in the app on your device
  3. You will receive an email notification once your registration has been approved
  4. Once you have received approval, the app will become fully functional and ready for use