Rail Industry Leaders and Researchers Share Knowledge at the Annual Event
July 17, 2023, Pueblo, CO – MxV Rail concluded the 28th Annual AAR Research Review after three days of high-energy technical expertise and industry-led research focused on the future of rail. The highly anticipated event brought together MxV Rail experts and more than 300 attendees including leaders from the Class I and short line railroads, university faculty and students, and suppliers from around the world.
In addition to the traditional technical sessions and sponsor showcase, MxV Rail welcomed attendees with a first ever in-person tour of its new multi-campus research facilities. A high point for all was a new train ride experience, letting participants experience the new High Speed Loop and have the opportunity to see construction progress on the Facility for Accelerated Service Testing (FAST) Loop.
5 Highlights from the 28th Annual AAR Research Review
“AAR’s Research Review is always inspiring, and this year it was especially so,” said Scott Cummings, MxV Rail AVP of Research & Innovation, “Capping off the technical sessions with a ride on the High Speed Loop was new. Based on the positive response from everyone attending, we look forward to making it a new tradition and building out more immersive experiences in 2024.”
The 29th Annual AAR Research Review will be announced soon and will again be held at the Pueblo Convention Center and MxV Rail’s multi-campus. Follow MxV Rail for updates and 2024 date coming soon!
About MxV Rail: MxV Rail (formerly TTCI) is a subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) established to provide vital support to the nation’s rail industry as its most trusted research and engineering partner. Through focused funding and strategic planning, MxV Rail is making key investments in its people and facilities to undertake new technological challenges in the rail industry and beyond. Building on its legacy of excellence, the team offers a full suite of advisory and research services including consulting, testing, research, maintaining standards and training. Learn more at www.mxvrail.com.
Contact: Niki Toussaint, AVP Marketing, email@example.com, 719-671-8676
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