Railway Contractors and Suppliers

Building a Safer and Stronger

Railway Construction Industry Together

The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association – the “NRC” – is a U.S. trade association that advances the mutual interests of railway contractors and suppliers who construct, maintain and supply railroads and rail-transit lines.

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.

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Coming in January! The 2022 NRC Annual Conference & NRC-REMSA Exhibition

It's time to register and lock in your lodging for the NRC Annual Conference and NRC-REMSA Exhibition. Mark your calendar for January 5 through 8, 2022, at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa. Check here for the latest information on the conference lineup, registration, hotel options, exhibition space, sponsorships, and golf.

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What our members say…

“Maintenance and construction are the backbone of the railroad industry. Membership in the NRC is critical to the success of the contractors, suppliers, and railroads. This association is on the cutting edge of current events, legislation, and every other component that drives the industry.”

Lisa Roberts

Director, Business Development & Marketing

Omaha Track

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