Technical Committees

How to Get Started

Review the Committees listed below to see if any fit your interests or area(s) of expertise. After your AREMA Membership is verified, your Committee application is sent to the Committee Chair for review/approval and may take a few weeks. You will hear back from AREMA and/or the Committee Chair with your approval.

If you have questions in the meantime, please contact AREMA Staff.

Communications & Signals

34 - Scales
36 - Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Warning Systems
37 - Signal Systems
38 - Information, Defect Detection & Energy Systems
39 - Positive Train Control

Engineering Services

6 - Building & Support Facilities
13 - Environmental
14 - Yards & Terminals
16 - Economics of Railway Engineering & Operations
18 - Light Density & Short Line Railways
24 - Education & Training

Maintenance-of-Way

2 - Track Measurement and Assessment Systems
27 - Maintenance of Way Work Equipment
40 - Engineering Safety
41 - Track Maintenance

Passenger & Transit

11 - Commuter & Intercity Rail Systems
12 - Rail Transit
17 - High Speed Rail Systems
33 - Electric Energy Utilization

Structures

7 - Timber Structures
8 - Concrete Structures & Foundations
9 - Seismic Design for Railway Structures
10 - Structures Maintenance & Construction
15 - Steel Structures
28 - Clearances

Track

1 - Roadway & Ballast
4 - Rail
5 - Track
30 - Ties