Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
American Public Transportation Association

 About the Rodeo


5 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 RODEO SITE: Maryland Transit Administration – Cromwell Light Rail Facility, 7390 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is proud to host the 25th Annual APTA International Rail Rodeo, which features intense competition from the best rail operators and maintenance teams in North America and across the globe. The operators’ competition begins at approximately 7:30 a.m.  and the maintainers’ competition is set to begin at approximately 10 a.m. Transportation will be provided to the Rodeo site from the host hotel, Hilton Baltimore 401 W Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Details will be available at the host information desk in the APTA registration area in the Hilton Baltimore.

There will be a special combined team event following lunch on Rodeo day for agencies that send both an operator and a maintenance team.
Families are encouraged to attend with their competitor
and MTA is creating family fun activities and materials for guests to enjoy during Rodeo day. Details will be provided at the host information desk in the APTA registration area.

The Rodeo competitors will be honored and the champions crowned at the International Rail Rodeo Awards Banquet on Sunday, June 11, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in Hilton Baltimore.




              Era-contact USA


             KLD Labs

              Knorr Brake

             Penn Machine Company

            Shaltbau North America


               Voith Turbo

          ZF Industries 


Rodeo Registration: Contact APTA’s Heather Rachels at 202.496.4838 or  
Rodeo Competition/Events: Contact APTA’s
Cheryl Pyatt at 202.496.4875 or​​​

Copyright © 2018 American Public Transportation Association
1300 I Street NW
Suite 1200 East
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone (202) 496-4800 | Fax (202) 496-4324
Logo Usage | Privacy Policy | Staff Intranet