• CSR Launches New Site About 3463
    CSR Launches New Site About 3463

    Read all about the former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway steam locomotive 3463, including information pertaining to artifact documentation and preservation procedures.

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  • Biofuel Research and Development
    Biofuel Research and Development

    Learn out about CSR's most recent initiatives with the University of Minnesota on biofuel development.

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  • Historically-Sensitive Upgrades and Research
    Historically-Sensitive Upgrades and Research

    CSR was engaged in 2014 to re-engineer the "front end" of this 1918-built steam locomotive to improve its power, performance, reliability and safety, but the historic envelope of locomotive must not be altered negatively.

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  • Stay Up-To-Date on CSR
    Stay Up-To-Date on CSR

    Find out the most recent news on CSR in our Newsroom, including work concerning modern steam, biofuel, white papers and more!

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  • Fuel from Ties
    Fuel from Ties

    Read about CSR and NRRI's research into converting used railroad ties into sustainable fuel and how the Indiana Rail Road is making it possible.

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Our Mission: Develop the world's cleanest, most powerful higher-speed passenger locomotive, proving the viability of biocoal and modern steam technology.

The Coalition for Sustainable Rail is a Minnesota-based 501c(3) not-for-profit whose mission is to conduct biofuel research and development, research and develop sustainable railroad locomotives, advance associated sustainable technologies, and support and conduct education and outreach.