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Chicago Railroad Show (CRS) 2024

2024 Chicago Railroad Show at Industry-Railway Suppliers
The Chicago Railroad Show (CRS) offers a dynamic outdoor, two-day showcase of maintenance-of-way railroad products and equipment.

Experience a wide range of exhibitor booths, engaging presentations on new MOW products, and live product demonstrations by our esteemed partners scheduled throughout both days. Additionally, for those interested, guided tours of our 90,000 square foot warehouse will be available. 

Join us at the 2024 Chicago Railroad Show by registering for free here!


- Event Date & Location -

May 1st and May 2nd, 2024 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
at Industry-Railway Suppliers– 577. W Lamont Rd., Elmhurst, IL 60126  
May 3rd, 2024 - Chicago Cubs Rooftop Party in Chicago
(Cubs tickets are complimentary to CRS attending customers - see details below!)

- Event Details -  

  • Explore a diverse array of MOW railroad tools and equipment, including both innovative new tools and reliable classics, from 18 leading manufacturers and suppliers in the railroad industry. 
  • Our lineup of 17 exhibiting companies includes... 
ROBEL North America, Milwaukee Tool, Pandrol | Matweld, Rosenqvist, Swingmaster, Holemaker Technology, Norton Abrasives, Willamette Valley Company, J.Lanfranco Fasteners, Enerpac, Postalloy by Postle Hardface Technologies, Vogel & Plotscher (ROBEL Group), Ajax Tool Works, Lansing Forge, Tamco Tools, Railroad Tools & Solutions, Inc., and Industry-Railway Suppliers. 
  • New MOW products will be introduced to the railroad industry. 
  • All-inclusive Chicago Cubs Rooftop Party in Wrigleyville on the afternoon of Friday May 3rd. 
    • Raffles will take place on both days. 
    • Lunch will be provided each day, drawing inspiration from Chicago's diverse culinary scene, showcasing the iconic Chicago classic Portillo's, and craft street tacos.
    • Throughout both days of the event there will be distinctive live equipment and product demonstrations (schedule below).

    - Chicago Cubs Rooftop Party -  

    • Experience a Chicago gem by joining us for the famed, all-inclusive Cubs Rooftop Party experience in Wrigleyville, Chicago on Friday May 3rd for the 1:20pm Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers game at no cost for CRS attending customers. 
    • Tickets are limited to the 1st 50 customers who register for CRS 2024, so please reserve your place now for the Cubs Game here by registering for CRS 2024 then selecting the Cubs Rooftop Party 'Add-On' during checkout (free to CRS 2024 attendees)!


    Transportation To/From the Chicago Cubs Rooftop Party

    Transportation will be provided to/from the Cubs Rooftop Party for CRS attendees on the morning of Friday May 3rd from two hotel locations: 

      To secure your spot for the Chicago Cubs Rooftop Party, please register for the 2024 Chicago Railroad Show here then select the Cubs Rooftop Party 'Add-On' at checkout. (Tickets are limited to the 1st 50 who register for CRS 2024, so reserve quickly!)   


      - Recommended Hotel Accommodations - 

      Westin Chicago-Lombard - Pickup location for Cubs Game
      Holiday Inn Chicago-Oakbrook - Pickup location for Cubs Game
      Courtyard Chicago-Elmhurst - Closest to event. No restaurant in hotel. 

        - Event Schedule - 


        May 1, 2024

        Day 1 - Chicago Railroad Show (CRS)

        8:00 am - CRS 2024 commences

        9:00 am - Holemaker Technology demonstration

        10:00 am - Milwaukee Tool demonstration

        11:00 am - Enerpac demonstration

        12:00 pm - Lunch is served

        1:00 pm - Swingmaster Corp. demonstration

        2:00 pm - Pandrol demonstration

        3:00 pm - Show concludes for the day


        May 2, 2024

        Day 2 - Chicago Railroad Show (CRS)

        8:00 am - CRS opens

        9:00 am - J. Lanfranco Fasteners demonstration

        10:00 am - Postalloy by Postle demonstration

        11:00 am - Rosenqvist Rail demonstration

        12:00 pm - Lunch is served

        1:00 pm - ROBEL demonstration

        2:00 pm - Holland Co. demonstration

        3:00 pm - CRS concludes


        May 3, 2024

        Chicago Cubs Rooftop Party 

        Game Schedule:
                1:20 pm: Cubs vs. Brewers Game

        Transportation Schedule:
        To Wrigleyville Rooftop:
         11:00 am: Arrive for shuttle bus pickup at the front of both hotels: Westin & Holiday Inn 

        -Destination: Dropoff at Wrigleyville Rooftop

        Return to Hotels:
         4:45 pm: Pickup from Wrigleyville Rooftop

        -Destination: Dropoff at Westin & Holiday Inn Hotels

        Keep track of the schedule posted here on this page with real-time updates and for all the latest information on CRS 2024. 

        For any questions, please contact Kelly Gehr |

        - CRS 2024 Exhibiting Companies -



        ROBEL North America

        ROBEL North America 

        Milwaukee Tool 





        Rosenqvist Rail






        Swingmaster Corp

        Willamette Valley Company




        J. Lanfranco Fasteners

        Postalloy by Postle Hardface Technologies

        Norton Abrasives


        Holemaker Technology


        Ajax Tools

        Tamco Tools


        Lansing Forge



        Vogel & Plotscher (ROBEL Group) 

        Railroad Tools & Solutions, Inc.



        Industry-Railway Suppliers, Inc.

        - Footage from CRS 2021 & CRS 2022 -


        Experienced customer service team
        In-field product support
        Safety is our priority
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