Event Agenda

The 2018 KSRRA Rail Freight Conference offers great networking opportunities with railroaders, suppliers, contractors, state officials and others.  

Wednesday, May 9
10:00a Golf Tournament at Sunnehanna Country Club, 1000 Sunnehanna Drive, Johnstown, PA 15901

1:00p to 3:00p
For non-golfers:  Walking Tour
Johnstown National Flood Memorial, 733 Lake Road, South Fork, PA
(Transportation on your own)
6:00p-7:30p Reception at The Johnstown Area Heritage Discovery Center
201 6th Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15906
Round trip transportation to/from Holiday Inn provided; buses run every 15 minute from 5:45p to 7:30p.            

Thursday, May 10 - Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center, 301 Napoleon St., Johnstown, PA 15901
7:00a - 8:00a 

Breakfast Buffet  & Registration

Welcome: Brief review of the KSRRA, purpose of meeting, and meeting agenda
Jeb Stotter, President, North Shore Railroad 

Morning sessions include:
Freight Railroading in Pennsylvania – A Look Back
Freight Railroading in Pennsylvania – A Look Forward
Pennsylvania / Harrisburg Political Update
The Future of Marcellus Shale for Railroads


At the beginning of the lunch period, a Pennsylvania Rail Freight Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to J. Doyle Corman, former Pennsylvania State Senator and  Chairman, PA Senate Transportation Committee

Luncheon Keynote Speaker:  PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards


Afternoon sessions include:       

GIS Applications in Railroading
Report from PennDOT Bureau of Rail Freight on Funding Opportunities 


Conference concludes
Presentations given during this program will be available after the conference at www.ksrra.com