"The Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS) is the railroad mechanical freight car professional's premier resource for new concepts, training and opportunities for interaction with your peers worldwide! "

Within these pages we will tell you about our non-profit organization and its activities, our 112 year history and our exciting future.

Our 2016 Technical Conference

We’ll see you in Omaha for the MARTS Technical Conference held in conjunction with the RSI/CMA RAIL EXPO. There will be no other U.S event of this size in our industry covering the many disciplines of railcar maintenance, engineering and regulation. MARTS are looking forward to hosting this event in Omaha, the hometown of Union Pacific. Registration and room blocks are set now open.

What’s New at MARTS

We have begun to archive our conference presentations in video format! The first three videos from our 2015 conference in Minneapolis are now on this Web, under the Archive tab, for your leisure viewing. Also, announcing new members, early conference reservations and other topics…more…

MARTS Mission Statement

In recent years, MARTS has evolved rapidly and is presently the only non-profit organization of it’s kind dedicated to the freight car repair professional. Our Organization is presently dedicated to its Mission to provide a value added forum for sharing railcar customer maintenance needs through new technology, practical experience and best practices with the purpose to improve profitable industry share.

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2017 Technical Conference

Announcing MARTS 53nd Annual Technical Conference in Omaha October 2, 2016 –...

Agenda 2017

To be seen and heard at our 2016 Omaha Conference! October 2, 2016 – October 4, 2016...

Announcing the 2016 Technical Conference in Omaha

This Year in Omaha!
October 2, 2016 – October 4, 2016 at the CenturyLink Center in the Omaha Convention Center.
Information and registration here…

Our 2016 Omaha Conference Discussion Topics – THE AGENDA

This year’s conference will feature great presentations concerning Railcar maintenance, engineering and related regulations. See the AGENDA here…

2016 MARTS Technical Conference Highlights

For You, The RAILCAR MAINTENANCE PROFESSIONAL, Omaha on October 2– 4, 2016 is the place to be!

Presidents Corner

Dear Freight Car Maintenance Professional

Welcome to our new Web! Some of our folks have been working for quite some time to being this modern site to its present state for your use, enjoyment and education.

With the introduction of this Web, we are now able……