The Voice of the Railroad Construction Industry

Member Benefits

NRC members range in size from small family businesses to the largest companies in the industry. They perform every type of rail construction and maintenance-of-way work imaginable across North America, and supply the full range of related equipment and materials. By joining the NRC, you join a community of companies and individuals – a community with the same interests and experiences that you have.

There are over 350 member companies of the NRC, including contractors, suppliers and associated professional firms. 

Benefits to membership include:


  •  Listing in the annual NRC Membership Directory (both print and online), a national publication and important resource for your customers, which is distributed to  Class I, II and III railroads, industrial track owners, transit authorities, port facilities, and commuter rail agencies;
  • Updates on federal and state transportation infrastructure spending and regulatory changes;  
  • Eligibility for the annual Railroad Contractor of the Year Safety Award;
  • Complimentary access to the ongoing series of NRC Safety Training DVDs;
  • Discounted prices on NRC merchandise;
  • Participation in and discounted attendance fees for the annual NRC Conference and Exhibition;
  • Access as a buyer and/or seller to the exclusive NRC Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction;
  • FRA regulation 49 CFR 214, Subpart C Roadway Worker Protection (RWP) training;
  • Access to a complete network of railroad executives and key government officials, including the annual Railroad Day on Capitol Hill