Record means any writing, drawing, map, recording, tape, film, photograph, or other documentary material by which information is preserved in any format, including electronic format. A record must exist and be in the possession and control of Amtrak at the time of the request to be subject to this part and the FOIA. The following are not included within the definition of the word record:
(1) Library materials compiled for reference purposes or objects of substantial intrinsic value.
(2) Routing and transmittal sheets, notes, and filing notes which do not also include information, comments, or statements of substance.
(3) Anything that is not a tangible or documentary record such as an individual's memory or oral communication.
(4) Objects or articles, whatever their historical or value as evidence.
49 CFR § 701.2
Unless the context requires otherwise in this part, masculine pronouns include the feminine gender and includes means includes but is not limited to.