The AREMA Railway Roadbed & Ballast Symposium was held February 10 – 12, 2020 in Kansas City, MO.  There were 231 attendees at the successful event which consisted of key railroad industry leaders, practitioners and researchers devoted to examining challenges and solutions related to railway track ballast, roadbed and drainage. 

Over twenty presentations were given by top-level engineering professionals from the major railroads, consultancies and universities in North America.  International perspectives were also given by participants from Asia, Europe and Africa.  The Symposium provided a forum for discussion of existing and developing technologies to help improve the performance of the track foundation.