Midwest Rail Conference 2017
8 AM Student Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Outing at Ridgeview Golf Course
- Crossing Safety, Room 1060 1:30-3:00 pm
- Inter-City Passenger, Room 1060, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
- FRA Midwest Rail Plan, Room 1060, 4:00 - 5:00 pm (open to public)
- Watco/MDOT/ORDC, Room 1060, 5:00 - 6:00 pm (invite only)
- TRB AR030 - Railroad Operating Technologies, Room 1030, 4:00 - 6:00 pm (open to public)
- TRB AR040 - Freight Rail Transportation, Room 2030, 2:00 - 4:00 pm (open to public)
- NURail EAB, Room 2030, 4:30 - 5:30 pm (invite only)
6 PM - 9 PM Conference Opening Reception at Bell's Brewery with the Norfolk Southern Lawmen Band
Conference Technical Sessions
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Thursday, Aug 17
Conference Field Trip (approx. 7:30 am - 5:30 pm) sites to include: Decatur (Cargill facility), Train ride Amtrak Wolverine to Battle Creek, Little River Steam Train Ride. We will provide a bus from Battle Creek back to Kalamazoo for any participants who cannot fit the Little River Steam Train into their calendars, but lunch will not be included in this option.