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January 2018

RailNation Chicago

Millennium Knickerbocker, 163 East Walton Place, Chicago, IL IL + Google Map

The 50th Anniversary of the National Association of Railroad Passengers.

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March 2018

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill 2018

Washington Marriott Marquis, 900 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 900 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC, DC United States
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Railroad Day on Capitol Hill has proven to be the single most effective way to get our 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.

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April 2018

JRC Joint Rail Conference

Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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Papers and presentations are solicited on all aspects of railroad civil, mechanical, electrical, and systems engineering, as well as rail safety, planning, design, financing, operations, and management. Papers on freight and passenger rail subjects are sought. Conference organizers encourage submissions on the following topics as well as other relevant railroad industry research topics. The 2018 JRC (Joint Rail Conference) will take place April 18-20, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA. This international conference is the premier technical event in the U.S.A. including all…

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May 2018 July 2018

2018 Damage Prevention & Freight Claim Annual Conference

Gaylord Opryland Hotel Nashville, TN United States + Google Map

This year’s theme, “As Partners We Embrace the Future,” focuses on how the industry responds to change. The event features keynote speaker Brian Hancock, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Kansas City Southern Railway. 

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October 2018

Western Railway Club meeting

Ed Harris, Executive Vice President Operations for CSX, is the guest speaker. The Western Railway Club is ideal for networking and interacting with other railway / railroad industry executives, suppliers and vendors. Gain valuable information and insight into the railroad industry via monthly meetings and membership in our organization. As a fellow railroader, you will find our meetings to be an invaluable tool in helping influence your railroad / railway related business. Meetings normally feature a dinner, with a scheduled social or meet-and-greet time before the…

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Professional Development Seminar – Introduction to Rail Dynamics

University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Main Campus, Stan Fulton Building, 801 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV United States
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FREE Professional Development Seminar Introduction to Rail Dynamics Mehdi Ahmadian, Ph.D. Dan Pletta Professor and Director Railway Technologies Laboratory at Virginia Tech The primary objective of this seminar is to present an introduction to the engineering fundamentals of rail dynamics. The course will start with a review of the basics of dynamic systems and some aspects of rail dynamics, starting from the wheel-rail contact dynamics and extending into railcar dynamics. Some emphasis will be placed on vehicle dynamics, such as…

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Symposium on Railroad Infrastructure Diagnosis and Prognosis

University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Main Campus, Stan Fulton Building, 801 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV United States
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This symposium will feature experts that will discuss the practice and the state of art in railroad infrastructure diagnosis and prognosis. These professionals will present the new technologies and methods in monitoring and maintaining railroad infrastructure that includes both the track and rolling stock. The research results from the University Transportation Center on Railroad will be presented in oral and poster sessions. All the modes of rail transportation will be discussed: passenger and freight rail including high speed rail. Significant…

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November 2018

Western Railway Club meeting

Keith Creel, president and chief executive of Canadian Pacific Railway, is the guest speaker. The Western Railway Club is ideal for networking and interacting with other railway / railroad industry executives, suppliers and vendors. Gain valuable information and insight into the railroad industry via monthly meetings and membership in our organization. As a fellow railroader, you will find our meetings to be an invaluable tool in helping influence your railroad / railway related business. Meetings normally feature a dinner, with a scheduled social or…

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