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Fifth Annual Railroad Night February 16, 2010

5th Annual Railroad Night

Michigan Tech held a Rail Transportation Day on Tuesday, February 16, 2010. The main activities included the opening of CN Rail Transportation Education Center (CN RTEC) and the 5th Annual Railroad Night. More information on both events can be found below.



Rail Renaissance: Returns, Capital and Capacity: Mr. Tony Hatch, Senior Transportation Analyst on Wall Street, ABH Consulting. Keynote Speaker: Fifth Annual Railroad Night February 16, 2010
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan

Rail Renaissance: Returns, Capital and Capacity from Engineering Michigan on Vimeo.

 

 

CN Rail Transportation Education Center at Michigan Tech: Opening Ceremony with Matthew Glynn, Chief Engineer, Signals and Communications, Canadian National

On Youtube Rail Transportation Channel

University unveils CN Rail Transportation Education Center from Daily Mining Gazette

WLUC-TV 6 NEW February 16, 2010 (AVI Video Clip)

See another Video Clip:

Rail Night at Michigan Tech 2010, Remarks by Rail Transportation Center Director Remarks by Pasi Lautala and Luke Gublo, president, Railroad Engineering Activities Club

Rail Night on Youtube Rail Transportation Channel

 

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CN Rail Transportation Education Center at Michigan Tech:

CN Rail Transportation Education Center (CN RTEC) was officially opened on February 16th, 2010. The Center was made possible due to generous donation by CN. CN RTEC becomes the central location for rail activities at Michigan Tech University and includes library of rail reference and promotional materials, four workstations (two of them due to generous donation by IBM) and meeting space for student work. It will also include a technology hub for web conferences and broadcasts. The Opening Ceremony included speeches by Matthew Glynn, Chief Engineer, Signals and Communications, CN (1981 Michigan Tech graduate) and by David Reed, VP Research at Michigan Tech and Pasi Lautala, Director or Rail Transportation Program.

Slideshow Click on any image to view larger picture; High Resolution versions available: ehgroth@mtu.edu

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Matthew Glynn, Chief Engineer, Signals and Communications, Canadian National
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REAC members look at the display in CNRTEC
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Kathi Kube of Trains Magazine with Pasi Lautala
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CN Representatives at the opening ceremony
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5th Annual Railroad Night:

Over 110 people attended the 5th Annual Railroad Night. In addition to the meet and greet with the industry representatives, the event included a keynote speech by Mr. Tony Hatch, Senior Transportation Analyst on Wall Street, ABH Consulting, “Rail Renaissance: Returns, Capital and Capacity”

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Michigan Tech students with John White, NS
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Tech students with Tony Comella, Hanson, Inc.
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Tony Hatch with Pasi Lautala William Sproule
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CN Representatives at Railroad Night
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Aecom representative Lance Pepper with Dr. Devin Harris
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David Reed, Paul Ollila and Pasi Lautala receive partnership checks from Sharyn Crawford-Jones (Union Pacific) and Jessica Stoll (CSX)
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Railroad Industry at Michigan Tech Career Day Spring 2010

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Archive: View Webpage, Photos and Video of the 2009 Rail Night

For more information on the event, please contact Pasi Lautala (ptlautal@mtu.edu).
Pasi Lautala, Ph.D., P.E.
Director, Rail Transportation Program
Research Assistant Professor
Michigan Tech Transportation Institute
DOW 815
p. 906-487-3547
ptlautal@mtu.edu


Luke Gublo
REAC President
ljgublo@mtu.edu

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