The Air Brake Association is a not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1893. The ABA’s mission is to educate, engage, and establish an open dialog to advance safety and, ultimately, the success of the rail industry.  In addition to ensuring the ongoing preservation of vital technical information related to air brakes, the forum provided by the ABA has allowed for dissemination of knowledge and new ideas, both of which have played an important and integral part in the development and advancement of technology throughout the history of the rail industry.

The ABA membership includes people from all sectors of the railways industry, and brings together key resources, stakeholders, and interested parties from all levels and disciplines.  For more information on membership see the membership form below.

Thank You

Bruce McConnell

Dear Members,

As of January 1, 2018 the Annual Dues for the Air Brake Association have increased. US and Canada are now $55.00 and International are now $65.00. Dues can only be paid online through PayPal or by check. For ABA Members that have their Annual Dues paid for by their company, please contact the Secretary/Treasurer for new procedures for payment. Thank You

Paid members within a 2 year time frame can now access the ABA Proceedings Books and Index.

The Air Brake Association is a not-for-profit educational organization which was founded in 1893. This organization was created to obtain a higher efficiency in Air Brake Service.

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