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WYSE Summer Camp - Tracks to the Future: Railroad Transportation and Engineering

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
Rail Transportation and Engineering Center (RailTEC)
Location
Hybrid - half online/half residential
Date
Jul 11, 2022 - Jul 15, 2022   All Day
Cost
FREE thanks to a grant from the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration. This includes all materials plus camp staffing, overnight accommodations in a campus residence hall, meals and insurance for the on-campus portion of the program. Campers are responsible for their own travel expenses to and from campus. Limited to 20 seats. For rising 10th-12th graders.
Registration
Registration
E-Mail
wyse@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
RailTEC

Railroads are the high tech and environmentally sensitive transportation mode! Don’t believe us? Come and learn why railroads remain the most energy-efficient mode of transportation.  Engage with university faculty from the University of Illinois, Michigan Technological University and Pennsylvania State University as you uncover what forms modern railroad track, explore railway equipment from around the globe, and analyze the latest operations, communication and control systems might take. Learn how rail compares with other modes and leads the charge in reducing transportation greenhouse gas emissions! Find out how it all works through virtual sessions, hands-on activities, and field visits to railroad facilities.

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