The NRC organizes events designed to educate and foster collaboration to strengthen the railway industry, our members and member companies.
Mark your calendar for January 4-7, 2023 for the rail industry's premier networking event of the year. The NRC Annual Conference will be held at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Florida. Check back later this summer for details about reservations for exhibit space and hotels.Learn More
19th Annual NRC Equipment Auction
This springtime event brings together buyers and sellers of used railroad construction and maintenance equipment. All contractors, suppliers, and railroads are invited to sell, consign, or donate their equipment. One hundred percent of proceeds from donated equipment supports the NRC’s safety training programs, including the ongoing safety training video series and FRA Part 243 templates.
How It Works - A buyer's Premium of 10 percent is charged on all items.
Auction Proceeds for a Worthy Cause - A percentage of the buyer’s premium supports the NRC’s safety training programs, including the ongoing safety training video series and FRA Part 243 templates.
19th Annual Equipment Auction
Registration - Please register now. Your registration will let us know if you intend to particulate virtually or in person.
Auctioneer: Blackmon Auctions. If you are interested in consigning, selling, donating or inspecting equipment, or registering as a bidder, contact NRC Auction Chairman Danny Brown or Thomas Blackmon.
This year's Auction will be held at Maintenance of Way Equipment Services in Rosenburg, Texas. Click on the company name for a map and on the icon to the right to see details about the facility with instructions for the entry location and equipment staging and parking area.Learn more about the 2023 Auction
Shipment and Delivery of Equipment: To schedule shipping or delivery of equipment following the auction, please contact Billy Hartnedy of Blackmon Auctions by email.
Hotel Recommendation: The NRC has secured a discounted room rate for auction attendees of $155 per night for Wednesday, April 27, 2023. This discounted rate is available through April 6 at this link: Houston Marriott Sugar Land Discounted Reservation.
Houston Marriott Sugar Land
16090 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Past Auctions - In the past, prior auctions have featured a range of used equipment, including the following:
Contractors have found the NRC’s annual equipment auction is a convenient way to get under-utilized equipment off their books. Anything from hi-rail trucks, tampers, rail cranes, tie/rail gang equipment, new and used parts – the NRC Auction has attracted a solid following of buyers so it’s really mutually beneficial.
Chief Operating Officer
Railway Equipment Leasing And Maintenance (RELAM) Inc.