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1901 to 2013*****112 Years Service to Freight Car Maintenance Professionals
Welcome to the MARTS Web
Our Upcoming 2013 Conference will feature many new topics. Details will be coming soon.
Again this year, our CMA associates - the Air Brake Association, The Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association and the International Association of Railroad Operating Officers - will be meeting on the same dates, at the same same hotel.
Also this year, a new technical organization -the League of Railway Industry Women - will be meeting on these dates and providing presentations for professional women in the industry.
Admission to the MARTS Conference will admit you to all these conferences and the huge trade show.
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 111 year history and our exciting future.
For members and non-members, we have a lot of information on this site that will fascinate you. And, if you happen to be a railroad rail car maintenance person, we hope your visit with us will entice your membership and new chances for your occupation betterment. Take this opportunity to look us over and see what you think.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR OUR 50TH ANNUAL TECHNICAL CONFERENCE
MARTS Presentation Topics for 2013
National Surface Transportation Board Rail Division Overview
AAR Interchange Rules Panel
Update on CEPM
Rule 59 Cushion Underframe Devices
Protective Coating Committee Presentations
Onboard and Wayside Performance Detectors
Railcar Safety Appliances
AAR Technical Standards, Mechanical Inspection Department Update, and TTCI Research Information
Pipe Loading on Railcars
and...more to be announces soon!
Enjoy your time here reviewing our pages. Be sure and review presentations from conferences held over the last seven years by clicking on the "Past Conferences" bubble, below. You can also see our membership, our history and information regarding our officers. Also, be sure to use our links to other fascinating rail related Web locations.
We hope you will spend time on all our Web pages. You will find a list of our members, visit our corporate sponsors, see our past technical presentations find out what our non profit organization can do for you, the freight car maintenance professional.
We hope to see you and greet you in Chicago next September.
While looking at our Web, we recommend that you review the presentations given in past years. These can be found at our "Archives" Link
More information via mail or phone can be obtained regarding the Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS) by contacting John Robertson, Secretary /treasurer, 2146 Windsor Ave. S.W., Roanoke, Virginia 24015. Phone 540-343-8991, Fax 540-343-2410, or E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org . Copyright 2013 by Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services. last revision 3/5/2013. For further information via e-mail regarding the Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS) Web site, contact: email@example.com . Web design by Virginia Rail Solutions., LLC, Roanoke, VA.