Welcome to the University of Kentucky RailCats’ Website!

RailCats is the UK Student Chapter of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association. AREMA serves as the professional organization for the railway industry. RailCats is an educational, outreach, and social organization for UK students interested in railroad engineering and the railway industry.

RailCats is one of only a handful of AREMA student chapters across the country and was founded in October of 2011.

For more information on the railroad industry and what we do as an organization, check out our Why Join? and Upcoming/Past Events pages. If you are interested in getting involved, or have any questions about this organization (or anything related to railroad engineering), please utilize our Contact RailCats page. If you are interested in attending RailCats events, check out our Upcoming/Past Events page.

New events will be posted regularly and include speakers, research presentations, field trips (rail yards, multimodal yards, track construction, etc), and more.


E-Day 2018

2013 AREMA Conference