National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC)

Washington, DC 20003


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Washington, DC 20003

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The National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association, Inc. ("NRC") is the only trade association organized specifically to serve the needs of railroad contractors, suppliers, and the entire railroad and rail transit construction industry. 

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Rep. Mike Carey tours L.B. Foster Company

Oct. 19, 2023
Carey visited L.B. Foster's Dublin, Ohio, facility, which employs more than 20 highly-skilled workers to oversee the manufacturing of Wheel Impact Load Detectors and Friction ...
Loram held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its Global Rail Campus.

Loram Technologies hosts Rep. John Carter for groundbreaking of its Global Rail Campus

The new facility will be nearly 92,000 square feet and include a corporate office and facility with rail access.

U.S. Rep. Troy Nehls tours Herzog Technologies facility alongside NRC and REMSA officials

April 12, 2023
Rep. Nehls and participants talked services Herzog Technologies provides, touched on the economic benefit HTI provides the state of Texas and the nation and the importance of ...
U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-CO), center, joined rail industry representatives for a tour of EVRAZ Pueblo's facility on Jan. 27.

Sen. Hickenlooper tours EVRAZ Pueblo

Feb. 1, 2022
The tour included EVRAZ’s new rail mill and attendees discussed the economic and environmental benefits of the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.
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Armstrong, Hirte elected to NRC Board of Directors

Dec. 2, 2021
The two men join the association board that is comprised of 'a broad cross-section of the railway construction and supply community.'
Erika Bruhnke

Erika Bruhnke of RailPros named to NRC Board of Directors

May 22, 2020
Bruhnke's safety expertise will bring valuable insight to the rail contracting association's board.
Nicole Womach

NRC welcomes new director of finance and administration

March 31, 2020
Nicole Womach has been chosen for the position.
Ashley Wieland

Wieland returns to NRC as president

July 10, 2019
NRC taps former staffer with heavy government affairs experience to lead association.
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NRC hires TGA Association Management Solutions for government affairs and association management

June 13, 2019
The rail contractors association will remain headquartered in Washington, D.C., and the move marks the return of Matt Ginsberg to the NRC.

Articles & News

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Industry briefs: FTA; TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program; NRC; Rays The Mark Foundation and more

June 20, 2023
Information on requests for input from two federal institutions, scholarship opportunities, foundation fundraising and a new transit cookbook.
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Clockwise from top left: Waiching Wong; Angela Miller; Roan Bennett; Dean Radeloff; Gary Kohnert; Chad Anderson
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NRC opens 2021 scholarship application process

The association has awarded more than $200,000 in total financial assistance and intends to award $21,000 through three scholarships in 2021.
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An overview of the entire project site for the LIRR Mid-Suffolk Train Yard. The 11 new tracks are seen at the right, as is the new employee facility.

Project Success Measured by the Yard

June 8, 2021
Railroad Construction Company’s thorough planning, quality communication and flexibility set it up to successfully deliver LIRR’s New Mid-Suffolk Electric project.
Photographs by Ken Fitzgerald. Courtesy of Trinity Metro.
December 2018: A major part of the TEXRail project was widening the single-track Union Pacific/Trinity Railway Express underpass, nicknamed the “Hole in the Wall,' into downtown Fort Worth to allow for adding a second track for TEXRail.

Rail Contractors: Skills Honed to Help

Dec. 17, 2020
Contracting companies tap into their specialized fields of expertise to support their transit agency clients to deliver better constructed projects and enhance maintenance practices...
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NRC Chairman's Column: Transit, Passenger Rail Make up a Growing Piece of NRC Members’ Pie

Aug. 18, 2020
Members are not only building future passenger rail systems but also ensuring the current systems stay maintained.
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INVEST Act moves to full House for consideration following two-day committee markup

June 22, 2020
The five-year surface transportation legislation includes $105 billion for transit, $29 billion for Amtrak and is expected to be considered by the full House in early July.
Jim Hansen

NRC Chairman's Column: COVID-19 Tests Railway Contractors and Suppliers and They Deserve a Passing Grade

June 8, 2020
Railway contractors have shown immense fortitude and resiliency and demonstrated how to get the job done in the face of adversity.
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NRC Chairman's Column: NRC Working Committees Get the Job Done. Consider Getting in on the Action

April 23, 2020
NRC committees provide excellent opportunities to engage with NRC initiatives and influence industry legislation.
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NRC Chairman's Column: ‘Change’ Prevailing Message for 2020 Conference, NRC and Year Ahead

Feb. 13, 2020
The railroad contracting association wraps up a successful conference in San Diego and launches a rebranding effort aimed at "Building a Safer and Stronger Railway Construction...

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Mike Choat

NRC Chairman's Column: Safety, the Holidays, NRC Annual Conference and Beyond

Dec. 17, 2019
This time of the year offers a chance to reflect on what was learned in 2019 and how it can be applied in 2020.
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NRC Chairman's Column: Looking forward - 2020 NRC Conference and NRC-REMSA Exhibition and the NRC’s ongoing efforts on FRA Part 243

Nov. 11, 2019
The rail contractors association is gearing up for another successful 2020 conference with presentations scheduled from many West Coast agencies.