2016 Crosstie Symposium

Over 130 attendees, representing 8 countries and 25 states, enjoyed the 2016 International Crosstie and Fastening System Symposium on June 14 – 16, 2016 on the UI campus.

RailTEC welcomes K-12 students

Local 3rd through 5th grade students visited RailTEC on August 3rd and spent the day learning about railroads in a variety of fun, yet educational, hands-on activities.

NURail Students attend AREMA

Over 50 students from NURail partner universities pose with Mike Franke, Amtrak; Mary Hay, daughter of William W. Hay; and Chris Barkan, NURail Center Director on August 29, 2016 in Orlando, FL.

MetroLink Visit

The RailTEC Infrastructure Research Group visited St. Louis MetroLink – the area’s rail transit provider. The visit included a ride on MetroLink, a tour of the MetroLink control center and mechanical repair facility.

The Railway Academic Conference

Attendees of TRAC posed for a group photo on the UIUC Quad on July 13, 2016. Eighty participants were at this three day event.

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