Offering our members educational opportunities is a priority for the LRW.

We are continuing our "Railroading 101" series that focuses on broadening the industry knowledge of our membership. We encourage you to review our 2019 line-up and join us on our railroad learning journey! 

Railroading 101: Session 2, Mechanical Systems

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the League of Railway Women (LRW) will host our second of four "Railroading 101" webinars.
The webinar features Kim Bowling from CSX Transportation. Kim will speak about all things mechanical, including locomotives, for North American freight railroads in this power packed one-hour session. Kim will provide an overview of basic terminology and highlight the critical responsibilities of mechanical departments. The webinar finale will feature some of the new technology being used to make our industry safer and more efficient. Register for our upcoming webinar here!    

Speaker Bio: Kim has been with CSX Transportation since 1991. She has worked her way around the Mechanical Operations group, including stints in Locomotive Engineering, Car Engineering, Industrial Engineering, AAR Services and Six Sigma. For the last 8 years, she has focused on Wayside Detection development and integration. She has degree in Mechanical and Materials Engineering from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from University of Florida.

Keep an eye out for additional webinars from LRW in 2019!

  • Railroading 101: Session 3, Rail Infrastructure Systems 
  • Railroading 101: Session 4, Signaling Systems 
  • Precision Scheduled Railroading; Insight from Class 1 Railway Women
If you have a suggestion for a webinar topic or would like to be a session leader, please contact us at learning@railwaywomen.org.

Past Sessions:

  • In November, we kicked off our Railroading 101 webinar series with a look at U.S. Freight Railroads and the U.S. Economy. Members can view the session here.