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  • 03 Nov 2017 8:51 AM | Anonymous

    Industry leading speakers, real world insight, Rising Stars Awards, golf on the lake,  scotch and cigar fundraiser and more!

    The following events have been scheduled during the AARS 122nd Annual Meeting at the W Lakeshore, Chicago, IL July 22-24, 2018

    - Sunday, July 22, 2018 1 p.m.  AARS Rail Tour:  Tour of Indiana Harbor Belt Railway's system using new Compressed Natural Gas engines.  

    - Sunday, July 22, 2018 5 p.m. AARS 122nd Annual Meeting Opening Reception and Progressive Railroading Rising Stars Award dinner.

    - Monday and Tuesday, July 23-24, 2018 7 a.m. AARS 122nd Annual Meeting at the W Lakeshore

    - Monday, July 23 6 p.m. Michael A. Paras Foundation Scotch Tasting and Cigar Fundraising Event at Biggs Mansion, Chicago, IL

    - Tuesday, July 24, 2018 1 p.m. AARS Annual Golf Outing at the Harborside Golfcourse, Chicago, IL

  • 06 Feb 2015 4:55 PM | Anonymous

    Save the date for the AARS 119th Annual Meeting and Golf Outing.  Once again we will partner with Progressive Railroading to open our meeting with the Progressive Railroading Rising Stars Award Dinner on Sunday, July 19.  The meeting will then continue through July 20, and we will conclude the meeting with a golf outing to benefit the Frank J. Richter Scholarship Fund on Tuesday, July 21. 

    Registration for the meeting and golf outing opens February 28, 2015. 

  • 31 Dec 2013 11:47 AM | Anonymous
    The next meeting of the AARS will be the Annual Meeting, Sept. 14-16, 2014 at the Union League Club, Chicago.  Registration opens March 1, 2014.  
  • 13 May 2013 10:21 AM | Anonymous

    July 21-23, 2013
    Begins with rail tour Noon July 21

    Hilton Penn Station
    1048 Raymond Blvd.
    Newark, New Jersey  07102
    United States
    Make your reservations by calling the Hilton by June 29 at 973-622-5000

    Carrie Foor (aars@supt.org)

    Sunday, July 21
    Rail Tour

    Circle Trip of the Conrail Shared Assets North Jersey Terminal Operations.

    Ÿ Port of NJ/NY Ÿ Ethanol Terminals  Ÿ New York City Skyline and Statue of Liberty

    Sunday, July 21, Noon             Board at Amtrak Penn Station New York.

    Trip begins over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor to Hunter Interlocking where it diverges onto the Conrail Lehigh Line to Port Reading Junction/Mannville, NJ, and then continues over the Port Reading Secondary Track to Port Reading, then proceeds to the "Chemical Coast" through the Oak Island Terminal and cross the Upper Newark Bay to the National Docks Branch with clear views of New York skyline and Statue of Liberty.

    We will then pass through the recently enlarged Bergen Tunnel and turn the train at Croxton and enter the Northern Branch, cross the Hack movable bridge and run the former PRR Passaic & Harsimus branch back to Newark.

    Power for the train will be Juniata Terminal Company's restored PRR E8 locomotives 5711 & 5809 as well as business cars Pennsylvania 120 and Warrior Ridge.

    The Morristown & Erie Railroad will also provide business cars from their fleet for this train. The trip is being operated by Amtrak & Conrail for the benefit of the association.

    followed by:
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Opening Reception and Technical Showcase

    Monday, July 22
    7:00 am Technical Showcase and Continental Breakfast
    8:00 am Charge to Superintendents
    9:00 am Technical Showcase and Break
    9:30 am - Noon Presentations
    Noon 117th Annual Luncheon and Lantern Awards Presentation

    (Visit this link to learn more about the Lantern Awards -- nominations due June 1, 2013!)

    1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Presentations
    2:30 Technical Showcase and Break
    2:50 - 4:30 Presentations
    6:00 pm 117th Annual Meeting Dinner

    Spouse Tour
    New York City Tour featuring harbor tour with views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and also stops at the World Trade Center Memorial, Grant's Tomb, lunch at Little Italy and more...
    Tuesday, July 23
    7:00 am Technical Showcase and Continental Breakfast
    8:00 - 10:30 am Presentations
    10:30 - 11:00 am Business Session
    11:00 am Adjourn
  • 06 Jan 2012 11:59 AM | Anonymous
    Mark the Date!!
    AARS 2012 Winter Meeting
    Date:  May 17-19, 2012
    Location:  Captain Cook Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska
    AARS 116th Annual Meeting
    Date:  October 14-16, 2012
    Location:  Doubletree Hotel, Omaha, NE
    Return soon to visit our Events Calendar for more information and registration.
  • 02 Jan 2012 12:02 PM | Anonymous
    Frank J. Richter Scholarship for Undergraduates and Graduate Students
    Entry Deadline:  July 1, 2012
    MSU Railway Certificate Program Scholarship for Rail Industry Professionals
    Entry Deadline:  To be announced.
    Visit our AARS Scholarships page for more information and entry forms.
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