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Event Info
Railway Age’s Next-Generation Freight Rail conference takes place March 12, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Union League Club of Chicago. The conference is a unique opportunity to discuss the freight rail industry’s future with thought leaders.

The event will include a luncheon recognizing the 2024 honorees of Railway Age‘s “Fast Trackers” 25 Under 40 awards.

Top Reasons to Attend

Interact with three Class I C-Suite executives whose railroads span North America.
Discover how the North American supply chain is changing, and its growth opportunities.
Discuss the myriad challenges inherent in running North America’s largest short line and regional railroad conglomerate.
Interact with one of the industry’s most experienced chief engineers.
Take a deep dive into AI (Artificial Intelligence) and how it is being used to improve safety and productivity.
Network in-person and create lasting connections with colleagues and peers.
Speakers Include

Sponsorships are available for all Railway Age events. For more information, contact Jonathan Chalon at, 212.620.7224.

Hotel Reservations
Attendees of Next-Gen Freight Rail can reserve a room at the Union League Club of Chicago for the daily group rate of $209 per room + 20% per night surcharge. This rate is available two days prior and after the event, based on availability. Our block ends February 20, 2024.

Each guest is responsible for making their own reservations by calling 312-427-7800 or 800-443-0578 or emailing and referencing Railway Age NGFR. Individual guest reservations must be cancelled by 3:00pm CT the day prior to arrival in order to avoid a one-night room charge.

Check-in time is 3:00pm. The Club provides complimentary baggage and coat check for guests arriving early.

Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604

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