"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 2017 Technical Conference

Our 2017 Technical Conference will take place September 17-20, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. More information coming soon!

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.