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LRIW Home PageThe League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) provides leadership, learning opportunities, and support for the personal and professional growth of women at every level in railroading and railway-related business for the benefit of themselves and their employers.
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LRIW offers women a broad understanding of the railroad business and access to a network of industry and government leaders. Each member is encouraged to participate and share their knowledge for the growth of the organization and the betterment of the industry as a whole.

The LRIW is one of the five groups that make up the Coordinated Mechanical Associations.

Upcoming Events


2017 NRC Conference
January 8-11, 2017
Boca Raton, FL

Each year, the NRC hosts its conference where all stakeholders of the railroad construction and maintenance industry are encouraged to attend. The conference typically encompasses more than 1,000 attendees, 150 exhibitors, and 25,000 square-feet of meeting space with a unique program agenda lined up with chief engineers from the major freight railroads and other key speakers covering up-to-date topics of importance to the rail industry.

LRIW Networking Event @ NRC:

Event Website: http://www.nrcma.org/2017conference

Railroad Day on Capitol HillRailroad Day Capitol Hill

March 2, 2017
Washington, DC

The LRIW will be represented at Railroad Day on Capitol Hill on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

This event brings together railroaders from across the nation to share with Congress its unified vision for the railway industry.
Railroad Day on Capitol Hill is open to all Class I, II, and III railroad personnel, suppliers, contractors, labor, shippers, as well as state and local government representatives, with an interest in furthering the political goals of the railroad industry. By joining with your fellow rail industry workers, you can help drive home to Congress the important role that this industry plays in restoring America’s economy, improving America’s environment, and connecting America in the global marketplace.

LRIW Networking Event @ Railroad Day on Capitol Hill:

  • Stay tuned for more information.

Event Website: https://aslrra.org/web/Events/Railroad_Day

Congratulations to our 2016 Outstanding Woman of the Year, Anamaria Bonilla!


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Want to learn more about the LRIW? Please email info@lriw.org.