Midwest Rail Conference 2017

The 2017 Midwest Rail Conference "Midwest Connections: Passenger and Freight Rail Look to the Future" will be held August 15-17, 2017 in Kalamazoo, MI.

The Planning Committee is still working on the agenda and timing, but preliminary information is available on the Agenda tab to the right.  Committee meetings will take place on Tuesday afternoon, and the Conference Openning Reception will be held at Bell's Brewery in Kalamazoo.  Technical Sessions will take place all day Wednesday, and the conference will wrap up on Thursday with a field trip featuring a train ride on the upgraded Wolverine Higher Speed Rail Corridor!

Click here to view the preliminary technical session agenda (20170424)

Exterior photo of the Fetzer Center
Fetzer Center, WMU
Exterior photo of the Kalamazoo Train Station
Kalamazoo Train Station


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Aug 15, 2017 8:00am to Aug 17, 2017 4:00pm


Western Michigan University - Fetzer Center
2350 Business Court
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Rail Transportation Program
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI. 49931-1295
Phone: 1-906-487-3547
Fax: 1-906-487-2943
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