American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association - History

History

AREMA was created October 1, 1997 by the merger of four industry-related groups:

  • the American Railway Bridge and Building Association
  • the American Railway Engineering Association
  • the Roadmasters and Maintenance of Way Association, and
  • the Communications and Signal Division of the Association of American Railroads

Each of these organizations brings over 100 years of service to the rail industry to AREMA.

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