One of the goals of RailCats is to help students get connected to the railroad industry and the local railroad community.  Below is a list of industries and contacts that RailCats has established.  Be sure to notice those listed as UK Graduates.

Bluegrass Railroad Club (

  • George Campbell
  • John Stokes (alt.)

Bluegrass Railroad Museum (

  • Charles Bogart
  • John Penfield (alt.)

CSX Transportation (

  • David Clark, MSCE 1996
  • Bufford Smith, BSCE 1983

Kentucky Railroad Association 

  • Gerald Gupton (with P&L Railroad)
  • Tom Garrett (alt.) (with P&L Railroad)

National Model Railroad Association (

  • Thomas Bookout
  • Stew Winstandley (alt.)

National Railway Historical Society (

  • Wesley Ross

Norfolk Southern Corporation (

  • Ben McElroy, MSCE 1999
  • Shane Rice, BSCE 1999

TTI Railroad (

  • Russell Rogers, BSCE 1979