Past Events

The summaries below provide a rich history of past events that RTP has organized/participated in. Enjoy!!!


AREMA's 2018 Conference in Chicago, IL
September 16th, 2018
September 13th, 2018
The Michigan Rail Conference will be held at the Conference Center at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, MI, August 7-9, 2018.
August 7th, 2018
This weeklong program, held this July 8-14, 2018, will feature hands-on classroom activities and numerous field trips to give you a first-hand look at the Rail & Intermodal Transportation Industry - the people who keep the world on the move!
July 8th, 2018
The 2018 Transportation Careers Night will be held on Wed, Feb 21, from 6-9pm in the Douglass Houghton Hall Ballroom.
February 21st, 2018
Railroad Night XIII and the 4th Annual Rail Day/Expo were held on October 3 & 4, 2017, bringing the industry and students together for two days of conversation and opportunity-seeking by all participants.
October 3rd, 2017
The 2017 Midwest Rail Conference "Midwest Connections: Passenger and Freight Rail Look to the Future" was held August 15-17, 2017 in Kalamazoo, MI. Co-Partnered with TRB AR040 and NURail, the Planning Committee produced an awesome program!
August 15th, 2017
Rail and Intermodal explorations all week long with hands-on and classroom activities!
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


Rail Transportation Program
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI. 49931-1295
Phone: 1-906-487-3547
Fax: 1-906-487-2943

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