Retired U.S. Navy SEAL to keynote Railway Interchange 2015

Railway Interchange 2015 host organizations announced Thursday, March 12, 2015 that motivational speaker and retired U.S. Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill will deliver the keynote address for the conference and exhibition, being held Oct. 4-7, 2015 in Minneapolis.

Railway Interchange 2015 registration, hotel reservations now open

Registration and hotel reservations have begun for Railway Interchange 2015, show host organizations announced Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

AREMA/Watford Fellowship application deadline nears

The AREMA Educational Foundation, in cooperation with the U.S. Committee to the Watford Group of International Railway Designers, has created the “Watford Fellowship,” described as “a unique learning opportunity for an aspiring railway employee to gain an international perspective of railroad design and operations.”

Deadline looms for AREMA papers

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) is inviting “all interested parties to submit Papers on subjects of interest to the railway engineering community to be considered for publication and/or presentation at the AREMA 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago,” but the deadline is Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.

U.S. suppliers to expand InnoTrans presence

The U.S. railway supply industry, through its principal trade and professional associations, will be increasing its presence at InnoTrans 2014, with a goal of increasing export business. Over the period from 2008 to 2012, the number of U.S. exhibitors at the semi-annual InnoTrans exhibition more than doubled. At InnoTrans 2014, which takes place at Berlin ExpoCenter City from Sept. 23 to 26, the U.S. rail industry will be participating in even larger numbers.

AREMA Hay Award-winning project designed by Parsons

Parsons Transportation Group was the lead designer for the Utah Transit Authority’s FrontRunner South commuter rail project, which the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) selected for its 2013 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence.

AREMA webinar tackles grade crossing safety

A one-hour webinar beginning at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, will address “Highway Rail Grade Crossing” issues confronting the industry, The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) announced Thursday, Sept. 5.

NS’ Moorman to address AREMA at Railway Interchange 2013

As part of Railway Interchange 2013, slated for Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Indianapolis, Norfolk Southern Chairman, President, and CEO Wick Moorman will address a combined AREMA/CMA Chairman’s Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

RSI: Special Railway Interchange 2013 rate for shippers

The Railway Supply Institute is offering a special exhibition registration rate of $150 for rail shippers attending Railway Interchange 2013, Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2013 in Indianapolis, Ind.

AREMA 2013 Scholarship Program announced

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Educational Foundation said Tuesday it is now accepting applications for the 2013 Scholarship Program. The deadline for applications is March 8, 2013.