VIRTUAL Michigan Rail Conference 2021

Agenda

The Program is coming along!  In addtion to our keynote speakers we expect to have the following sessions:

Morning Plenary -

  • Reauthorization Impacts
  • Michigan Mobility 2045 - Rail Under Change

Breakout Sessions

  • Preparing Federal Rail Grant Applications
  • Passenger Possibilities from Reauthorization
  • Improving the Rail Environmental Footprint - Changes in Fuels; Smartway Transport Parnership; Trip Optimizer and/or PTC Opportunities for Change
  • Shipper Panel - Transloading; Car Load Shipping; Multi-Owner Rail 
  • Shortline Update - Representatives from Michigan Shortlines and Their Ideas for the Future
  • Michigan Mobility 2045 - Details of the Plan, Listening Session for Public Input
  • Rail Changes in Michigan - CN Asset Transfer to Watco; Propane Resiliency; Lake State Railway Expansions
  • Rail Safety - Diagnostic Study Team Reviews; State Action Plan; Rail Corridor Utility Permitting or Grade Separation Plan

 

When:

Aug 10, 2021 9:00am to Aug 11, 2021 9:00am
Rail Transportation Program
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI. 49931-1295
 
Phone: 1-906-487-3547
Fax: 1-906-487-2943
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