2019 Conference


2019 Conference January 16th-20th



RPCA's 37rd annual Conference is at Cincinnati, OH.

The 2019 Railroad Passenger Car Alliance Conference, hosted by Cincinnati Scenic Railway. Our goal is to provide Educational Seminars, Entertaining Activities, and most importantly a place for networking amongst fellow industry peers. Below are some details for this year’s Conference:

  • The host Hotel for the Conference is the The host Hotel for the Conference is the Cincinnati Marriott Northeast
  • 9664 Mason Montgomery Rd, Mason, OH 45040. The group rate is $109, plus tax.
  • When making reservation be sure to use the group code: RPCA CONFERENCE
  • For online reservations visit www.marriott.com or call (877) 204-8216
  • Deadline for the Group Rate is: DECEMBER 20TH, 2018

Seminar Highlights:

  • Traditional Seminars: FRA, Amtrak, Insurance, RPCNB, and Safety Training
  • Event Seminars:
    • 92 Day Inspections
    • PTC and its impact on mainline excursions
    • Passenger Car truck inspections
    • Head End Power options
    • Gift Shop Management
    • Social Media
    • And many more….

The guest speaker for the Saturday evening banquet will be Jim Wrinn, Editor of TRAINS Magazine and a lifelong Railway Preservationist.

You are sure to enjoy the planned activities outside the seminar schedule. Thursday Night will feature a special event on the LM&M Railroad. All proceeds go towards the Fuehring Fund for future leaders and will help offset the cost for several “under 30” members to attend the Conference. Friday will feature a day long trip with our friends at the Whitewater Valley Scenic Railroad. We will be able to host several Seminars in their newly built shop. Friday night will be a special experience as we enjoy an evening reception at the recently remodeled Cincinnati Union Terminal. Sunday will include a trip to the National Museum of The US Air Force. This has been described as a “must see” tour.

You are encouraged to register online at: WWW.RPCA.com

We look forward to seeing all of you this coming January!

Ray Kammer Jr.
Conference Chairman
RPCA 2019


Your RPCA Conference Committee:
Charles Barthold - Chairman