2019 Field Trip Registration Will Open in the Early Spring

2019 Field Trip

Will take place in and around

Texarkana, Texas June 3-6


We would like to thank our very generous sponsors of the 2018 RTA Field Trip

Receptions: Brewco and RailWorks
Bus: Cahaba, Herzog, and Stella-Jones
Lunches: Koppers and TTCI
Bus snacks and drinks: MiTek
Gratuities and incidentals: Gross & Janes


2018 Field Trip Recap

Monday June 4, 2018 

Arrive in Colorado Springs for a 3 night stay
5:00 pm MSHS Meeting
5:30 pm RTA Welcome Reception at the hotel

Tuesday June 5, 2018

6:15 am Breakfast at hotel
6:30 am Depart for La Junta
9:15 am Tour Lewis Bolt and Nut in La Junta
11:45 am Lunch in Pueblo at El Nopal ($12.50 per person extra fee)
12:45 pm 
Visit Evraz Steel (a rail rolling mill) in Pueblo
4:00 pm Depart for Colorado Springs hotel
5:15 pm Arrive at hotel
6:00 pm Evening reception at hotel - Sponsored by Brewco

Wednesday June 6, 2018

6:00 am Breakfast at hotel
6:30 am Depart hotel for Pueblo
8:00 am Tour LB Foster Weld Plant 
10:00 am Arrive at TTCI in Pueblo for a track walk and facilities tour with lunch on site
1:45 pm Depart for Royal Gorge Railroad
3:00 pm Arrive at Royal Gorge for excursion train ($60 Per person extra fee)

5:30 pm Depart for hotel, dinner on own

Thursday June 7, 2018

6:00 am Breakfast at hotel
6:30 am Depart for Omnitrax Sand Transload Center
8:45 am Tour OmniTRAX Frack Sand Trans-load Center in Windsor
10:15 am Depart for BioChar Now
10:45 am Tour BioChar in Berthoud
11:45 am Depart for Koppers plant in Denver
12:30 pm Lunch at Koppers
1:00 pm Tour Koppers Treating Plant
2:30 pm Bus departs to Hotel/Colorado Springs Airport (Denver Airport - TBD)


2018 Field Trip Recap

2017 Field Trip Recap

2016 Field Trip Recap

2015 Field Trip Recap

2014 Field Trip Recap

See the article in Railway Age
Click here to watch video of some of the highlights of the trip

2013 Field Trip Recap

2012 Field Trip Recap

2011 Field Trip Recap

2010 Field Trip Recap

2009 Field Trip Recap

2008 Field Trip Recap