Please note: Due to the anticpated interest, all networking activities are limited to meeting attendees only.
TTCI Tour and Dinner SOLD OUT
The Transportation Technology Center, Inc (TTCI) is a 52-square mile facility located outside of Pueblo, Colorado (approximately 1 hour from resort via bus). TTCI is a subsidiary of the AAR dedicated to researching and testing technology solutions for the railway industry. The facilities include 48 miles of railroad track and multiple laboratories for testing locomotives, vehicles, signals, track components, etc. A visit to TTCI not only increases understanding of core rail operations, but introduces the visitor to the future of railroading. Transportation will be provided. ALL GUESTS AT TTCI MUST WEAR CLOSED-TOE SHOES AND NO LOOSE CLOTHING. *For security reasons, no personal vehicles will be permitted.
Cost: $25 per person (Dinner included)
Networking Activities (Choose 1 of 4 options)
Golf Tournament: This 18 hole championship course is located on site and was designed by the legendary Pete Dye. Cost: $135 green fees $50 club rentals
Royal Gorge Route Railroad: Journey through the spectacular Royal Gorge via train. This 24-mile roundtrip journey travels along the Arkansas River within the canyon walls and lasts 2 hours. The railroad is located 50 miles from Colorado Springs. Transportation will be provided. Cost: $75 per person
Pike's Peak Cog Railway: Travel to the summit of Pikes Peak, 14,110 feet via the Cog Railway. The cog train is a 3 hour 10 minute roundtrip experience with a great view of livestock and scenery along the way. The trip includes 30 minutes on the top of Pikes Peak. Transportation will be provided between the hotel and the train depot; which is located 10 miles outside of Colorado Springs. Cost: $50 per person
River Rafting Trip: The Bighorn Sheep Canyon section of the Arkansas River is a great beginners rafting trip. It is fun and splashy, but not intimidating. Appropriate for all ages, as long as you are in reasonably good physical condition, with no medical conditions that would hender you from being able to climb back in the boat, or swim to shore, in case you accidentally fall out of the boat. Located close the the Royal Gorge (approximately 1 hour from the resort), the rafting trip is 1 1/2 hours on the water with a view of scenic mountains and livestock along the way. Transportation (and wetsuits!) will be provided.
Cost: $100 per person