The summaries below provide a rich history of past events that RTP has organized/participated in. Enjoy!!!
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. Co-Partnered with TRB AR040 and NURail, the Planning Committee is still working on the agenda and timing, the times shown here are merely a placeholder!
August 15th, 2017
Rail and Intermodal explorations all week long with hands-on and classroom activities! Explore how the affects of rail stability, operate a computer locomotive simulator, and investigate logistics management operations, with classroom and field trip experiences in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota!
July 9th, 2017
The 3rd Annual Michigan Tech Rail Day and Student Expo was held on campus September 23, 2016. For those who had been asking for an earlier opportunity to talk with our students, this was the Friday before our fall Career Fair!
September 23rd, 2016
Railroad Night XII was held on campus September 22, 2016.
September 22nd, 2016
The 4th Annual Michigan Rail Conference was held in Marquette, MI, August 17-18, 2016.
August 17th, 2016
We've completed another awesome summer program! We had a smaller group this year, with only eight students participating ... but the program was up to it's normal standards for outstanding field trips and terrific hands on activities!
July 17th, 2016
February 16th, 2016
Student Page for the Rail Day and with Railroad Night XI! This day is all about the Rail Industry, a vibrant and growing industry with outstanding opportunities for jobs and advancement, and some of the best benefit packages in the job market today!
October 20th, 2015
2nd Annual Rail Day and Expo/ Railroad Night XI
October 20th, 2015
The Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program and the Michigan Department of Transportation Office of Rail once again organized the Annual Michigan Rail Conference. This year's conference was in Grand Rapids at the Grand Valley State University, August 19-20, 2015.
August 19th, 2015