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March 2019

Passenger & Freight Railroads Unite 2019

Westin Washington, D.C. City Center United States + Google Map

Organized by Dan Elliott, who served as Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board from 2009 to 2017 and then went into private legal practice at Conner & Winters in Washington, D.C.: “Freight and passenger railroads need to talk more about how the national rail system should operate to be most efficient and effective. Shared-track scenarios lead to disagreements about who should be able to go first when they simultaneously need to run over the same route.  There is insufficient discussion…

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APTA 2019 Legislative Conference

Grand Hyatt, 1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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The Legislative Conference is an opportunity for public transportation industry professionals across the nation to make our presence felt and our voices heard in Washington, DC. The Conference educates members on important federal legislation and policy initiatives; provides members with the opportunity to shape the industry's policies and federal advocacy agenda; offers sessions with key Members of Congress, Administration officials, Congressional staff, and Washington opinion makers; and provides you with the tools that you need to advocate effectively on Capitol…

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April 2019

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association 2019 Connections Convention

Orlando FL United States + Google Map

ASLRRA holds its Annual Connections Convention each Spring. This event encompasses an Annual Meeting and educational Breakout Tracks with an Exposition. Meeting topics are determined by current trends, changes, or developments in the rail industry with timely presentations by industry leaders, safety experts and government officials. Attendees are railroad officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico, rail supply representatives and government officials. This Exhibition is the only one dedicated to short line and regional railroads and the meeting attracts more…

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May 2019

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill 2019

Washington, D.C.

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill has proven to be the single most effective way to get our industry's message to Congress. The size of the event, the geographical diversity of the participants, and the unified railroad industry message has focused Congress on our issues like never before. You put the real-life face on the issues that matter most to our industry. When you turn out in force you demonstrate that those issues affect a large group of individuals who employ…

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June 2019

APTA 2019 Rail Conference

Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen Street W.
Toronto, ON M5H 2M9 Canada
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For all rail modes – urban, commuter, high-speed, and intercity – this technical conference features sessions on technology, operations, maintenance, safety & security, planning, finance, capital projects, workforce development, and more. Experience the latest industry advances at the Products & Services Showcase and join the technical tours. Who should attend: rail agency staff, mid-level and executive management, board members, government agency staff, suppliers, consultants, and contractors.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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