Founded in 1978, the NRC connects members with other railway industry professionals and government legislators and policy makers. Together we work to create a positive business climate and to make railway construction and maintenance safer and more efficient.
Although NRC members often compete against each other, our collaboration furthers the railway construction industry and benefits North American freight, transit and commuter rail lines, our member contractors and suppliers, the general public, and our own professional growth.
The NRC organizes events designed to educate and foster collaboration to strengthen the railway industry, our members and member companies.
This unparalleled industry event was held January 5 through 8, 2020, in San Diego at the Hotel Del Coronado. The conference provided the opportunity to learn, network and advocate with 1,200 influential industry leaders in the freight, transit and commuter rail industries.Learn More
December 20, 2019
Congratulations to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Michigan Tech. University, recipients of 2019 NRC Education Grants.
September 26, 2019
CP President and CEO Keith Creel will be the keynote speaker at the NRC Annual Conference in San Diego, on January 6, 2020.
I am really proud to have followed in my father’s footsteps who shaped and engrained in me the importance of the NRC and getting involved. (The NRC) through friendships and dialogue with fellow competitors, relationships with the supply community, and with a vision that private railroad contractors could and would have a seat at the table when it came to building and maintaining our country’s railroad infrastructure … and that we could and would do it safely, efficiently, profitably, and of the highest quality.
Retiree, 2020 NRC Hall of Fame Inductee
RailWorks Track Systems, Inc.
Because we believe all incidents are preventable, the NRC develops and supports resources that foster a safe railway construction environment and recognize best practices.
The NRC works with legislators and policymakers to build a positive business climate that advances railway construction opportunities, enhances safety and protects from overregulation.
The NRC provides opportunities to connect with and learn from other railway professionals and business leaders to build your business and develop your capabilities and career track.
The NRC offers access to key railway industry leaders and market data and analysis so you can make smart and informed decisions to boost your employer's bottom line.