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NURail Center receives $1.4 million US DOT grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has awarded a grant of $1.4 million to the National University Rail (NURail) Center, a multi-university rail transportation and engineering research center led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Trains Magazine visits campus and the RTP's 8th Railroad Night ~ "we recently visited Michigan Tech to talk about the railroad engineering program. It's a big program, that is getting bigger, and you'll be amazed at the experiences these students have already had with internships, reverse engineering, and job prospects"

See the video produced by Trains Magazine here

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February, 2013- CN Railroad donates $500,000
to Michigan Technological University's Rail Transportation Program to create the CN Endowed Fellowship in Rail Transportation. This brings CN’s total funding to the program to $750,000.

RTP Interns Featured in Railworks Newsletter
Michigan Tech Tapped for National Rail Research, Education Center
Michigan Technological University’s Rail Transportation Program is one of seven members of a research university consortium that has received the US Department of Transportation’s (USDoT) first multi-million grant to a University Transportation Center focused solely on rail transportation.



rail engineeringDr Lautala Featured in Michigan Tech Magazine
Mission: build a great northern railway (PDF)

4Pasi Lautala Featured in College of Engineering Research Magazine PDF

1CN Rail Transportation Education Center at Michigan Tech Dedicated February 16, 2010

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June 2009: Michigan Tech Partners With IBM in Global Rail Innovation Center

CN Donates $250,000 to Michigan Tech's Rail Transportation Program

Keep it in the U.P. Radio program on WOLV, Pasi Lautala interviewed by Dick Storm mp3 or as (with permission from WOLV 97.7 FM Houghton-Hancock; Heartland Communications)

Fourth Annual Railroad Night: What are the greatest challenges facing the Rail Industry today?

Michigan Tech Alumnus in BNSF News

Tech Rail Transportation Students Sweep Scholarships

Metro Magazine, a trade journal for mass transit professionals, ran this article featuring Research Assistant Professor Pasi Lautala (CEE) and the rail engineering program

Michigan Tech Rides the Rails into the Future

Third Annual Railroad Night on Feb. 19, 2008: What are the greatest challenges facing the Rail Industry today?

Michigan Tech launches undergraduate rail transportation program

Job outlook good in rail industry

Rail Scholarships Awarded to Michigan Tech Students

Second Annual Railroad Night Feb. 20 featured a panel discussion between industry representatives and a dinner buffet More about Railroad Night

Railroad Engineering Featured in Civil & Environmental Department 2006 Review PDF 183kb

Michigan Tech Lode article on the return of railroad engineering to Tech PDF

Institute of Transportation Engineers Newsletter article of Summer in Finland program PDF

Railway Track & Structures article on Training a New Generation featuring Michigan Tech Railroad Program PDF

The July 2006 Trains Magazine has published a brief announcing that Michigan Tech's Railroad Engineering and Activities Club has become the first student chapter of the American Railway Engineers and Maintenance-of-Way Association.

Railroad Night - REAC's First Annual event. A formal dinner with major recruiters from class one railroads: UPRR, CSX, BNSF
REAC Organizes Railroad Night at Michigan Tech and Becomes the First Student Chapter of AREMA

Michigan Tech article about Railroad Engineering program

Houghton Daily Mining Gazette: All Aboard

Finlandia Weekly: Michigan Tech Takes Students on a Train Trip to Finland



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