Bridges and other important rail structures discussed at AREMA

Tuesday’s breakout sessions at the AREMA Conference included a whopping 11 presentations around the ever-import subject matter of structures.

AREMA: Talking about talking cargo

Tuesday’s technical program breakout sessions, as part of the AREMA Conference 2015, included 10 presentations from experts in the business of moving people, sometimes referred to by railroaders as “Talking cargo.”

Track maintenance experts share success stories at Interchange

Maintenance-minded folks at the AREMA Conference gathered throughout the day October 6 to soak up 10 informative presentations revolving around maintaining the world’s railroads, which is no small task.

Students put best foot forward at AREMA Conference networking event

Part two of the Student Program, part of the AREMA Conference at Railway Interchange 2015, proved to be a huge success this year. The volume of students attending both the panel discussion and networking event was considerably larger than in years past. This is just one indication of the growing opportunity and increasing interest for young engineers in this industry.

UP and BNSF win Hay Award at AREMA Conference

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) presented the 2015 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence to Union Pacific and BNSF for the Tower 55 Multimodal Improvement Project in downtown Fort Worth, Texas.

The industry converges for start of biennial event

The largest gathering of the North American rail industry kicks off Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 and will focus on the technology and trends that keep railroads going.

AREMA’s Bowman: Railway Interchange is the most significant industry event of the year

I’m truly looking forward to Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis next month. The first one was held here four years ago and was a huge success. This one promises to be even bigger and better and is by far, the most significant industry event of the year.

IAROO: Technical conference is shaping up to be one of the best

I have been honored to serve as president of the International Association of Railway Operating Officers (IAROO) throughout the past year and I am pleased to welcome you to this year’s Railway Interchange event in Minneapolis.

Spotlight on innovation, networking at Railway Interchange 2015

Several years ago, when the leaders of the top U.S. railway associations began planning the first Railway Interchange as a biennial event combining product and service exhibitions with the industry’s leading technical conferences, they envisioned a top-notch event with international attendees and exhibitors.

Beth Caruso named AREMA head

The Board of Governors of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) has appointed Elizabeth (Beth) S. Caruso, CAE, as Executive Director/CEO, effective Sept. 1, 2015.

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