Past Events

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


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
6th Annual Summer Youth Program in Rail and Intermodal Transportation - The program ran July 26-31, 2015.
July 26th, 2015
The Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program (RTP) and Railroad Engineering and Activities Club (REAC) organized what turned out to be an awesome day of railroad industry activities on the Michigan Tech campus. The 22 companies identified with logos below collaborated to showcase the industry to our students, and to encourage those students to consider careers in rail.
March 3rd, 2015
The Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program (RTP) and Michigan Department of Transportation, Office of Rail organized and conducted the 2nd Annual Michigan Rail Conference at Macomb Community College, Warren, Michigan on August 26 and 27, 2014. We'd like to thank all of the conference sponsors for their support; without you this event would not have been possible!
August 26th, 2014
Summer Youth Program 2014
July 27th, 2014
July 29th, 2013
A smashing success, the first Michigan Rail Conference brought together Michigan's lawmakers and rail companies for a variety of topics on freight and passenger rail topics.
August 27th, 2013
Summer Youth 2013, July 28-Aug 2
July 8th, 2013


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

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