Past Events

The summaries below provide a rich history of past events that RTP has organized/participated in. Enjoy!!!


The 2018 Transportation Careers Night will be held on Wed, Feb 21, from 6-9pm in the Douglass Houghton Hall Ballroom.
February 21st, 2018
Railroad Night XIII and the 4th Annual Rail Day/Expo were held on October 3 & 4, 2017, bringing the industry and students together for two days of conversation and opportunity-seeking by all participants.
October 3rd, 2017
The 2017 Midwest Rail Conference "Midwest Connections: Passenger and Freight Rail Look to the Future" was held August 15-17, 2017 in Kalamazoo, MI. Co-Partnered with TRB AR040 and NURail, the Planning Committee produced an awesome program!
August 15th, 2017
Rail and Intermodal explorations all week long with hands-on and classroom activities!
July 9th, 2017
The 3rd Annual Michigan Tech Rail Day and Student Expo was held on campus September 23, 2016. For those who had been asking for an earlier opportunity to talk with our students, this was the Friday before our fall Career Fair!
September 23rd, 2016
Railroad Night XII was held on campus September 22, 2016.
September 22nd, 2016
The 4th Annual Michigan Rail Conference was held in Marquette, MI, August 17-18, 2016.
August 17th, 2016
We've completed another awesome summer program! We had a smaller group this year, with only eight students participating ... but the program was up to it's normal standards for outstanding field trips and terrific hands on activities!
July 17th, 2016
February 16th, 2016
Student Page for the Rail Day and with Railroad Night XI! This day is all about the Rail Industry, a vibrant and growing industry with outstanding opportunities for jobs and advancement, and some of the best benefit packages in the job market today!
October 20th, 2015


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

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