Offering our members educational opportunities is a priority for the LRW. We are kicking off a new "Railroading 101" series that focuses on broadening the industry knowledge of our membership. 

Railroading 101

On Wednesday, November 27, 2018, the League of Railway Women (LRW) hosted its first in a series of "Railroading 101" learning webinars.

The webinar was moderated by LRW board member, Kari Gonzales, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Transportation Technology Center, Inc. 

The webinar speaker was Luisa Fernandez-Willey, Senior Economist at the Association of American Railroads and LRW Membership Chair, the broadcast titled “An Overview of the U.S. Freight Railroads & U.S. Economy” provided an overview of U.S. freight rail, current trends in rail traffic and the U.S. economy. 

Members can log in and view the webinar here

2019 Sessions

We will continue our "Railroading 101" series in 2019 with these exciting and informative sessions:
  • Mechanical Systems (late February/early March)
  • Rail Infrastructure Systems (TBD)
  • Signaling Systems (TBD)
If you have a suggestion for a webinar topic or would like to be a session leader, please contact us at learning@railwaywomen.org.