Light Rail 2018, presented by Railway Age and RT&S

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  April 26 - April 27, 2018 | Baltimore Marriott Waterfront | Baltimore, MD  




Join Railway Age and RT&S at a premier event—Light Rail 2018, our third annual conference on light rail transit. LRT, the fastest-growing passenger rail mode, employs a full range of technologies and operating practices. Light Rail 2018, developed for transportation professionals in planning, operations, civil engineering, signaling and vehicle engineering—as well as students at the undergraduate and graduate level—will offer a comprehensive review of the specialized technical and operational issues associated with light and interurban railways. It will also examine the relationship between transportation and economic development in a modern urban environment. Professional Development Hours will be offered for Professional Engineers.

Conference Topics Include

  • North American New-Builds and Expansion Programs
  • Service Design
  • Expedited Service: History and Present-Day Developments
  • Vehicle Technologies: Electric, Diesel, Hybrid
  • Signaling and Train Control Technologies
  • Engineering Requirements and Technologies
  • Shared-Use Operations with Freight Rail
  • Safety and Security Issues
  • Operating Personnel Education and Training
  • Public and Private Funding Strategies
  • Carbuilder Roundtable



Hotel Block | Venue
Light Rail attendees can book a room at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront for $209.00 a night. Our room block ends April 4. To book, call 877-212-5752 and mention Railway Age Light Rail, or make your reservations online at:

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202


Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities
Contact Jonathan Chalon at 212.620.7224, for details.

Contact us at 212.620.7205,




Simmons-Boardman Conferences | Tel. 212.620.7208 / 212.620.7205 |


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