2015 NURail Annual Meeting


2015 NURail Annual Meeting - Chicago

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - Thursday, June 4, 2015


Click HERE to Register


Conference runs from 1:00 p.m. Wednesday until 3:30 p.m. Thursday to allow travelers a single overnight stay. For more information, click HERE.


University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center West, 828 S. Wolcott Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612

            To see a floor plan of the building and meeting rooms, click here.

Hotel Info

            Club Quarters - Chicago at Central Loop
            111 West Adams Street
            Chicago, IL 60603

Technical Tour

Tour(s) of Amtrak’s Joseph C. Szabo Chicago Control Center have been arranged for the morning of Wednesday, June 3rd. There are two separate one hour tours: 8:30 am and 9:30 am. Enrollment is limited to 20 participants each and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Amtrak’s Joseph C. Szabo Chicago Control Center oversees 583 train movements daily at Chicago Union Station. Nearly 130,000 passengers of both Amtrak and METRA rely on the center to oversee their journey. Additionally, nearly 1,000 freight cars a day pass under the Center’s watch. Chicago Control Center also dispatches the 110 MPH Michigan Line as well as New Orleans.

  • Attendees will meet at the Great Hall of Amtrak’s Chicago Union Station, which is located at 225 S. Canal St., Chicago Illinois at 8:20 am and 9:20 am.
  • No photos, and people have to be able to descend/ascend stairs.
  • Attendees must bring proper valid identification.
  • Preregistration is mandatory.
Click HERE to register.

Parking Information

Street parking at the University of Illinois at Chicago - West Campus is limited. Click HERE for directions for parking in public lots.


Click HERE for walking and public transportation directions from Club Quarters to UIC Student Center West.

Click HERE for driving directions from Club Quarters to UIC Wood Street Parking Garage.

Click HERE for taxi and airport directions from both O'Hare and Midway Airports to UIC Student Center West.

We hope to see you in Chicago!