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Section: 2017 NRC Grassroots Events
TRAM Construction Celebrates 35th Anniversary
On October 17, staff of U.S. Congressman Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), of U.S. Senators Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), and of Governor Matt Bevin (R-Ky.) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member company, TRAM Construction (TRAM), for the company’s 35th anniversary celebration in Garrison, Ky.
Congressman Kurt Schrader Tours Knife River in Salem, OR
On September 22, 2017, Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR-5) joined representatives from Knife River Corporation and the Portland and Western Railroad to tour Knife River’s Salem sand and gravel pit, learn about their extensive railway products and services, and discuss public policy priorities for the business and rail communities in greater Salem.
US Rep. Lieu Joins NRC Member Skanska USA at LA Metro for Tour of Exposition Light Rail Phase 2
Los Angeles, CA – Congressman Ted Lieu (CD-33) joined officials from the Los Angeles County Metropoli-tan Transportation Authority (Metro) and Skanska USA Civil on Friday, Aug. 11, to tour the recently com-pleted Exposition Light Rail Transit Phase 2 (Expo 2) project, which extended service from Culver City to Santa Monica. The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) coordinated the event.
US Rep. Hollingsworth Joins NRC/REMSA Member R.J. Corman Railroad Services & ASLRRA Member L&I Railroad for Project Tour, Rail Discussion
Jeffersonville, IN – On July 10, 2017, Representative Trey Hollingsworth (R – IN09) joined representatives from R.J. Corman Railroad Services to tour a project on the Louisville & Indiana (L&I) Railroad, and discuss pressing rail and manufacturing issues with various rail stakeholders. The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), and the American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) coordinated the event.
Congressman Roger Marshall Joins NRC-REMSA Member Dymax Rail and Local Railroad for Tour, Policy Discussion
Wamego, KS – On May 10, 2017, Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., (R-KS-1), joined representatives from Dymax Rail and Watco Companies, LLC, for a tour and public policy discussion at Dymax’s Wamego facility. The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) and the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) jointly coordinated the event. Together, the two organizations represent over 20 Kansas-based rail contractors and suppliers.
US Congressman John Carter Tours SENSR Monitoring Technologies, LLC in Georgetown, Texas
Georgetown, Texas – On April 11, U.S. Congressman John Carter of Texas joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member company – SENSR Monitoring Technologies, LLC (SENSR) – for a site tour in Georgetown, Texas.
US Senator Joni Ernst Tours Paxton & Vierling Steel Co. in Carter Lake, Iowa
On April 20, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) – Paxton & Vierling Steel Co. (PVS) – for a tour of their metal service center and structural fabrication facilities in Carter Lake, Iowa.
US Congressman Bost Joins NRC/REMSA Member R.J. Corman Railroad Services for Tour, Rail Discussion
Caseyville, IL – On April 19, 2017, U.S. Congressman Mike Bost (R-IL-12), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, joined representatives from R. J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC, to tour their Caseyville Emergency Services facility, and discuss pressing rail and manufacturing issues with various rail stakeholders.
Staff of US Congressman Flores and Waco Mayor Kyle Deaver Join NRC/REMSA Member Axion Structural Innovations for Tour, Rail Discussion
On March 13, 2017, staff of U.S. Congressman Bill Flores (R-TX-17) and Waco Mayor Kyle Deaver joined representatives from Axion Structural Innovations LLC to tour their Waco manufacturing facility and discuss pressing rail and manufacturing issues with various rail stakeholders and local officials. The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) and the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) jointly coordinated the event.
Senator Durbin Staff Tour Atlantic Track & Turnout in Richmond, IL
On February 22, staff of U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) joined National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) member - Atlantic Track & Turnout Co. (Atlantic Track) - for a tour of their facility in Richmond, Ill.