2018 Southwestern Rail Conference

Southwestern Rail Conference 2018

The premier freight and passenger rail conference in Texas and the Southwest

Held each January in Dallas

Planned rail presentations will spotlight

  • Short Line Railroads: Valuable First Mile-Last Mile Assets

  • Building and Rebuilding the Class 1 Rail Network in Texas

  • Passenger Corridor Development: I-35 and I-20

  • Rail: the Rodney Dangerfield in State Transportation Plans?

  • The Bullet Train: A Progress Report

  • Urban / Suburban Rail: Are We On The Right Track?

Registration is available through this portal

Early Bird Registration prices are now in effect – See Below

$229.00 Includes Thursday evening Networking & Dinner and All-Day Friday Presentations / $89.00 Thursday evening Dinner only / $169 Friday All-Day Presentations / Choose the $229.00 full registration and save $29 on the Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate expire when capacity threshold is reached so book early!

The host hotel will again be the Magnolia on North Central Expressway in Dallas, across from SMU and the Bush Presidential Library

Click HERE to book your stay with Magnolia Hotel.

Calling for presentations: If you have a timely topic please send an email with your outline to bernie@texasrailadvocates.org for consideration

There are sponsorship opportunities for the Southwestern Rail Conference. Contact Bernie Rodriguez at 469-569-0136 or bernie@texasrailadvocates.org for details

TRA is a 501(c)3 not for profit. Our continuing work of educating and informing the pubic and private sector on the benefits of freight and passenger rail come from conference registrations, sponsorships and financial contributions from private citizens and the business community.