Our Vision

Develop leaders and technologies for 21st century rail transportation.

Our Mission

Participate in the development of rail transportation and related engineering skills for the 21st century through an interdisciplinary and collaborative program that aligns Michigan Tech Faculty and Students with the demands of the industry.

Support Us

Click here to see how to support the Michigan Tech Rail Transportation Program! Your generous support is greatly appreciated.

2018-2020 RTP Annual Report

Fall 2020 Newsletter

RTP Promotional Video

RTP Promotional Video

Welcome to RTP!

Michigan Rail Conference 2019

The Michigan Rail Conference 2019 was held August 7-9, 2019 in East Lansing, MI, at Michigan State University
October 4th, 2019 view

Railroad Night 2019

Railroad Night 2019 is in the books!  The 15th annual event was held on October 2, 2019 with a social period starting at 6 PM and dinner with industry starting at 7 PM, both in the Memorial Union, Ballroom A. 
September 30th, 2019 view

Summer Youth Program 2019

2019 marked the 10th year for Michigan Tech's Rail and Intermodal Transportation Summer Youth Program.
September 14th, 2019 view

On the Road: AREMA Conference 2018

David Nelson, advisor for the Railroad Engineering and Activities Club (REAC), and seven students att
November 11th, 2018 view

Railroad Night 2018

Railroad Night 2018 marked another great year for Railroad Transportation at Michigan Tech, with dozens of students and plenty of industry representatives on hand to talk railroads and education. 
November 11th, 2018 view

Rail and Intermodal Transportation Summer Youth Program, 2018

2018's edition of the Rail & Intermodal Transportation Summer youth Program was held July 8-14, featuring another great year of explorations for High School Students throughout the Lake Superior Region! 
April 26th, 2018 view

Michigan Rail Conference 2018

The Michigan Rail Conference was held at the Conference Center at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, MI, Augus
April 13th, 2018 view

Railroad Night XIII & Rail Day/Expo 2017

The Rail Transportation Program (RTP), in conjunction with the Railroad Engineering and Activities Club (REAC) and with support from the RTP Program Par
November 8th, 2017 view

Midwest Rail Conference 2017

The 2017 Midwest Rail Conference "Midwest Connections: Passenger and Freight Rail Look to the Future" was held
November 8th, 2017 view

Rail and Intermodal Transportation Summer Youth Program, 2017

This high school program, a collaboration by Michigan Tech’s Rail Transportation Program and the Transportation and Logistics Management Program at Univ
November 8th, 2017 view


Rail Transportation Program
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI. 49931-1295
Phone: 1-906-487-3547
Fax: 1-906-487-2943

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