The UK Student Chapter of AREMA



2013 AREMA Conference

On September 29 through October 1, 2013, the UK RailCats attended the Annual AREMA Conference in Indianapolis. A total of 10 students attended along with advisors Dr. Jerry Rose and Dr. Reg Souleyrette.  Students were able to network with nearly 100 students from other AREMA student chapters across the country, connect with potential employers from […]



Inaugural Ceremony a Great Success

The RailCats Inaugural Recognition Ceremony last night went very well.  Photos will be posted on the event page for the ceremony.  Mr. Jim Carter, of Norfolk Southern spent a good part of the evening discussing why the railroad industry is not only a growing industry, but also a very exciting one to be a part of. “I […]



New RailCats Logo!



UK announced member of NURail Center

A $3.5 million grant was recently awarded to establish the first rail specific University Transportation Center (UTC).  The consortium of universities awarded this grant includes the University of Kentucky.  For more information see the following article. http://www.engr.uky.edu/news/2012/01/university-of-kentucky-to-participate-in-u-s-dot-research-center/    



Dr. Reg Souleyrette Joins UK

This past fall, UK’s Department of Civil Engineering welcomed aboard a new professor in transportation.  Dr. Souleyrette has significant experience in interdisciplinary transportation research and application.  He is the faculty advisor for RailCats.  For more information on Dr. Souleyrette, see the article below: http://www.engr.uky.edu/news/2011/12/new-chair-in-civil-engineering-dedicated-to-promoting-kentucky/  



RailCats Featured in Recent KBT “News and Views”

RailCats was recently featured in an article on the Kentuckians for Better Transportation (KBT) website. The article discuses some of the early railroad research at UK as well as our new AREMA student chapter, RailCats. KBT is an education and advocacy organization for all modes of transportation in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  We greatly appreciate the opportunity […]