The Voice of the Railroad Construction Industry

Annual Conference & Exhibition

Don't miss the opportunity to connect with rail industry professionals at the 42nd annual NRC Conference in San Diego, CA, January 5 through 8, 2020. Registration is now open. Please check out all of the 2020 Conference details, including registration options and lodging information. 

Thank you to all who attended the 41st annual NRC Conference in Marco Island, Florida Jan. 6-9, 2019, and made our event one of the best to date. More than 1,000 railroad construction and maintenance-of-way stakeholders attended in 2019 conference where they heard presentations from major freight railroads, transit agencies, and other key leaders, on topics of importance to the rail industry.

Each year, the NRC hosts its Conference where all stakeholders of the railroad construction and maintenance industry are encouraged to attend. The Conference annually encompasses a significant number of attendees, upwards of 150 exhibitors, and usually at least 25,000 square-feet of meeting space with a unique program agenda lined up with chief engineers from the major freight railroads and other key speakers covering up-to-date topics of importance to the rail industry. Typical topics include:

  • Class 1 and Regional Railroad Capital Spending Plans

  • Rail Projects of National Significance

  • Commuter Rail and Transit Contracting

  • Rail Infrastructure Legislation

  • Railroad Construction Safety

  • High-Speed Rail Developments

  • Positive Train Control

Future Conferences

2020 NRC Conference & NRC-REMSA Exhibition
January 5-8, 2020
San Diego, CA

2021 NRC Conference & NRC-REMSA Exhibition
January 6-9, 2021
Hollywood, FL

2022 NRC Conference & NRC-REMSA Exhibition
January 5-8, 2022
Phoenix, AZ

2023 NRC Conference & NRC-REMSA Exhibition
January 4-7, 2023
Boca Raton, FL

2024 NRC Conference & NRC-REMSA Exhibition
January 3-6, 2024
Scottsdale, AZ