National University Rail Center

School Overview

The NURail Center is a rail-focused seven-university consortium led by the Rail Transportation and Engineering Center (RailTEC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

We are a Tier-1 University Transportation Center (UTC) under the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology (OST-R) program working to improve and expand rail education, research, workforce development, and technology transfer.


1239B Newmark Engineering Laboratory
MC-250 205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 244-4999