Join RAS

You can chose to become member of RAS when you sign up OR renew INFORMS membership. Click here for more information or Download Membership Application Form (Look for Railway Application Sections under Sections).

Membership Dues

Students and Retired: $5 per year

Regular Members: $25 per year

  • Members in RAS include railroad officers and staff, academics, consultants, and other with an interest in applying operations research methods to railroad problems.
  • Membership in INFORMS is recommended but not required.

RAS provides an email list to facilitate communication and information exchange between members. To send an email message to all RAS members, send an email to:

How to subscribe/unsubscribe to RAS email list?

You can subscribe to the list, or change your existing subscription at the URL given below.