Field Trips

Field trip to Monticello Railway Museum – October and November 2018


CN Geometry Car – December 16, 2017


AREMA Committee 30(TIES) Technical Tour – Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 2017


Field trip to Monticello Railway Museum – October and November 2017


Norfolk Southern Job Site – May 24, 2017


Field trip to Monticello Railway Museum – October 2016


CEE410 Field Trip – April 2016


UP Railyard in Villa Grove – April 16, 2016


CEE411 Field Trip – April 2016


CN Railway TEST Tour – February 2016


CEE411 Field Trip – April 2015


Field Trip to Monticello Railway Museum October 2014


Field Trip to RAIL.ONE April 2014


CEE411 Field Trip – April 2014


Field Trip to Monticello Railway Museum September 2013


CEE411 Field Trip – April 2013


Field Trip to Monticello Railroad Museum October 2012


Field Trip to Monticello Railroad Museum September 2011


Harso TRT Trip July 2011


Field Trip to Monticello Railroad Museum September 2010


Field Trip on BNSF Geometry Car – July 2009


Field Trip to Monticello Railroad Museum – April 2009


498RD Field Trip to Memphis, TN – April 2009

Photographs courtesy of  J. Riley Edwards


Field Trip to Monticello Railroad Museum – September 2008

Photographs courtesy of Chris Barkan.


Field Trip to Monticello Railroad Museum – April 2008

Photographs courtesy of Athaphon Kawprasert


498RD Field Trip to Memphis, TN – April 2008

Photographs courtesy of Athaphon Kawprasert


University of Kentucky Students and Faculty Visit – March 2008

University of Kentucky students and faculty visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Railroad Engineering Program March 7-11, 2008. The scheduled events were presentations from professors of the UIUC students on their research, lectures from University of Illinois and University of Kentucky, a tour of Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, a presentation from Chuck Gullakson – CSX Transportation, a presentation from David Becker – Norfolk Southern, and a field trip to the Norfolk Southern Railway’s Decatur Yard and Dispatching Center in Decatur, IL. This visit provided an unique opportunity for both University of Kentucky and University of Illinois to collaborate with each other about railroad engineering and to learn more about possible research and career opportunities.


Field Trip to Observe the CN Tie Renewal Gang near Champaign, IL – October 2007


TRB AR040 Mid-year Meeting – August 2007

Click to view the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Newletter with article about the trip

Photographs courtesy of Athaphon Kawprasert


Field Trip to Norfolk Southern Yard Tower in Decatur, Illinois – April 2007

Photographs courtesy of Athaphon Kawprasert and Chris Barkan


Field Trip to Monticello Railroad Museum – April 2007

Photographs courtesy of Athaphon Kawprasert


Field Trip to Monticello Railroad Museum – April 2006