Chicago transportation center to host presentation on Trains’ new Chicago issue

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Trains editors will speak about the magazine's latest special issue and video, Chicago: America's Railroad Capital, in Chicago on Feb. 16.
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CHICAGO — Transportation and rail industry experts will gather with editors from Trains Magazine at the Northwestern University Transportation Center in Chicago this month to talk about rail operations in the Windy City.

Trains Editor Jim Wrinn and Associate Editor David Lassen will discuss the magazine’s newest special issue — Chicago: America’s Railroad Capital. The editors will talk about the project and the ongoing importance of documenting railroad scenes in Chicago.

The event will be given to the university’s Sandhouse Rail Group, a consortium of veteran rail industry experts and aspiring students with an interest in rail industry issues. It will take place from Noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.

Admission to the presentation is free. A brown bag lunch option is also available.

The presentation will be held in the Metra Headquarters office building at 547 W. Jackson Blvd. in Chicago.

Ticket and information are available online.

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