Railway Interchange is the largest combined railway exhibition and technical conference in North America. Attended by nearly 10,000 industry professionals from around the globe, this truly massive event showcases the latest technology, services, and research by members of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), and Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI). Railway Interchange also features technical presentations and discussions by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) and the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA).
Who exhibits at Railway Interchange?
Railway Interchange exhibitors include a vast array of companies and organizations, both large and small, from all key segments of the rail industry. Nearly 700 exhibitors were on hand at Railway Interchange 2015, including entities from these categories:
Locomotive and Freight Car manufacturers, as well as providers of related mechanical Systems and Components
Maintenance of Way products and services
Communications & Signaling products and services
Rolling stock leasing services
And many other rail industry services
Who attends Railway Interchange?
As a point of reference, Railway Interchange 2015 attracted 9,571 registered attendees from 42 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Mexico, Russia, and South Africa. Among those in attendance are representatives from North American and international Class 1 Railroads, Short Line Railroads, and mining concerns – a full 38.8% of which held the title of CEO, Executive, VP, or Manager. Purchasing professionals, specifying engineers, railroad employees, and other railroad influencers (e.g. other railroad staff, government regulators, representatives from municipalities, members of the trade press, university students) comprise the other portion of attendees, making Railway Interchange a focused, vibrant, engaged, and information-driven audience.
Railway Interchange boasts a one-of-a-kind exhibition that showcases the latest technology in the rail industry. On our show floor you will be able to see new products and services and learn about them first-hand from the people that developed them. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to converse with your fellow railroaders, customers and colleagues while you exchange ideas and learn more about the latest in our important industry. After all, we only get together for a show this large every other year!
Discover & Explore new technologies being developed on our bustling show floor. This combined rail event will feature over 600 exhibitors from around the word.
Interact & Collaborate with industry colleagues, influential peers and decision makers. Expected to attend, among others, are freight railroad executives and operating officers, transportation officials, and a host of rail supply companies from the mechanical, communications and signaling, and railway maintenance industries.
Exhibit in the RSI (blue) hall if your product or services fits into one of these categories:
Locomotive and Freight Car Manufacturers
Tank Car Manufacturers
Mechanical Systems and Component Suppliers
Railway Measurement & Maintenance Systems
Rolling Stock Leasing Services
Among many other rail industry services
Exhibit in the REMSA (red) hall if your product or services fits into one of these categories:
Track Safety & Inspection
Track & Rail Maintenance
Track Machinery & Tools
Track Structure Components & Supplies
Non-Track Bound Products & Services
Exhibit in the RSSI (green) hall if your product or services fits into one of these categories:
Crossing Components & Systems
Wayside Information Systems
About The Organizations:
AREMA, the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, is an international individual membership professional association that represents the personnel who design, construct and maintain the railways and transit systems around the world. AREMA, through its 31 Technical Committees also develops and distributes the standards and recommended practices for the railway engineering industry.
RSI, the Railway Supply Institute, is the international trade association representing companies with emphasis on the mechanical segment of the railway and transit industry. RSI is also the railway supplier "voice" in Washington, DC and lobbies on behalf of railway suppliers and their customers at the federal and state level.
CMA, the Coordinated Mechanical Associations are administered by RSI and consist of:
Air Brake Association
International Association of Railway Operating Officers
Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association
Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services
League of Railway Industry Women
REMSA, the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association is a trade association that represents companies that manufacture or sell maintenance-of-way equipment, products and services.
RSSI, the Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc., is a trade association that represents companies serving the communication and signal segment of the rail transportation industry.
This is a biennial event.