Our 2016 Technical Conference

MARTS-Rail technical conference

October 2, 2016 – October 4, 2016
CenturyLink Center in the Omaha Convention Center

We’ll see you in Omaha for the MARTS Technical Conference. We are meeting in conjunctioSmalln with the Railway Supply Institute’s Rail Expo and Technical Conference. There will be no other U.S event of this size – covering the many disciplines of railroad mechanical maintenance and engineering in the railroad industry in 2016.

In addition to the top-notch speakers at the MARTS Conference Sessions, you won’t want to the Rail Expo and Technical Conference Keynote Speaker, Lance M. Fritz, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Pacific Railroad. Mr. Fritz will be speaking at the General Session on October 3rd and will give all of us a fresh insight into the state of the rail industry and UP’s plans for the future.

MARTS is looking forward to hosting our part of this event. We offer a comprehensive conference covering the many disciplines of railcar maintenance.

We hope to see you in Omaha, the hometown of Union Pacific.

Registration and room blocks are now open.

See the Convention Center and Conference Hotel here

Register & Book A Sleeping Room Below


A short summary of topics to be discussed this year include:

Railcar Asset Health/Tank Car Asset Health

Tank Car Regulatory Update

AAR Interchange Rules Update

AAR/TTCI Topics and Latest Events

FRA/MID Inspection Results

Reports of the Protective Coatings Committee

Click Here for the complete MARTS Agenda


Included in your price of admission to the MARTS Technical Conference will be entrance to the Railway Supply Institute RAIL EXPO exhibit hall.

This hall will feature over 100 companies exhibits and held at the CenturyLink Center. Companies such as railcar & locomotive builders, mechanical equipment manufacturers, and rail service suppliers will be on hand with their latest products. Expect to see the latest innovations in the rail supply industry. New technologies will be displayed and opportunities to make new connections are all around. Meals and receptions will be held on the exhibit hall floor giving you plenty of time for networking and mingling.