RailTrends consultant, Tony Hatch, recapped the 2023 event

Reflections on RailTrends '23: Drama & Progress — by Tony Hatch

Having taken some time to reflect on what we think was perhaps the best RailTrends ever — sold out for the first time, too — I think the event can be summarized by perhaps five overriding themes: Collaboration, Trust, Commitment, the Great Experiment and, as always, some measures of Drama. Of these, the overriding theme was collaboration — with each other (Class Is), with partners (such as BNSF and J.B. Hunt), suppliers and, in a big way, short lines.

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The Venue

We Recommend Booking Early

Marriott Marquis

The newly renovated New York Marriott Marquis is an iconic fixture of Times Square and brilliantly captures the vibrant energy and spirit of Manhattan. Located on West 46th Street and Broadway, this hotel places guests near some of NYC's most exciting attractions including Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall and the Theater District.

RailTrends attendees enjoy discounted sleeping room rates of $389/night plus taxes on from November 13 - 15. This rate expires Wednesday, October 23 and the block often sells out; booking early is highly recommended.

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Questions About The Event

Wendy Dietzler

Director of Events and Education
(414) 228-7701 ext 458

Questions About Sponsorship

Kirk Bastyr

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