On April 13th AREMA UIUC and the Illini Railroad Club will be having a joint work day at the Monticello Railroad Museum! Come experience real railroad maintenance work, only 30 minutes away! Make sure to bring your PPE and steel-toe boots!
What: Joint work day with Illini Railroad Club and Monticello RR Museum
Where: Monticello Railroad Museum, Monticello, IL
When: April 13, 2019; all-day event
- AREMA will be hosting a general meeting featuring Engineering Systems Inc. on April 4th! Engineering Systems Inc. (ESi) is an engineering and scientific investigations and analysis firm. ESi’s rail team has been a leading provider of failure analysis and technical guidance in the rail industry for many years. Come get free food and info!
What: General Meeting with ESi
Where: 2312 Newmark Civil Engineer Laboratory
When: April 4th, 2019; the meeting will start 6:00pm, with dinner served at 5:45pm
Interested in transit? Want to see how one of America’s busiest subway systems maintains its tracks? AREMA and the Institute of Transportation Engineers will be hosting a joint field trip to Chicago to tour two CTA project sites with Kiewit on March 15th! Come see CTA’s Blue Line signal rebuild project and a track rehabilitation project on the Red Line! Space is limited, so sign up now!
What: Field Trip to CTA Maintenance sites with ITE and Kiewit
Where: Chicago, IL – meet in Newmark parking lot
When: Friday, March 15th – meet at 7:00 AM, back by 6:00 PM
Come talk to WSP, one of America’s largest engineering contractors!
WSP is an international consulting firm with a large rail and transit sector. They have worked on the Northeast Corridor and the Potomac Yard Metro Station in Virginia, and continue to work on California High Speed Rail! Two Engineers will be visiting from their Chicago office to discuss railway engineering at WSP.
A free dinner will be provided, so you won’t want to miss it!
What: General Meeting with WSP
Where: 3310 Newmark
When: Wednesday, March 13th at 6:00 PM; dinner served at 5:45 PM
AREMA and RailTEC will be at Engineering Open House this weekend, March 8th & 9th! Come play the intermodal game, experience our train operating simulator, or see JR Central’s superconducting maglev train! We will have a total of 9 rail exhibits, featuring Canadian National Railway and JR Central in addition to our own members. If you’d like to participate there are still volunteer positions open, sign up here! The required training and orientation session is at 6 PM on March 7th, in 1233 Newmark.
What: Engineering Open House
Where: Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, North Crane Bay & room 1233
When: Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
AREMA and the Midwest High Speed Rail Association (MHSRA) will be hosting a joint general meeting on February 21st! Come enjoy free dinner and a presentation by Francesco Bedini from the Federal Railroad Administration!
What: AREMA/MHSRA Joint General Meeting – FRA Program Manager Francesco Bedini will present on high speed rail projects in the United States
Where: 2310 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory
When: Dinner served at 5:45 pm, meeting begins 6:00 pm