National Coal Transportation Association

Conference Overview

The National Coal Transportation Association is delighted to announce that it will be hosting the 49th Annual Business Meeting and Conference at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort, which is located in the beautiful city of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This event will provide an excellent opportunity for industry professionals to come together and discuss the latest trends and developments in the industry. Attendees will have the chance to network with their peers, learn from industry experts, and gain valuable insights. The conference will feature a wide range of informative sessions, panel discussions, keynote speeches, and golf.

Come early or stay late to enjoy the opportunities for attendees to explore the local area, including the stunning natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the Air Force Academy, and so much more. We are eagerly looking forward to welcoming you to this exciting event and hope that you will join us for what promises to be a truly memorable experience.

On Wednesday, we are proud to offer two optional activities, and yes, you can participate in both!

Transportation Technology Center Tour: 9:00 am
We are pleased to announce that NCTA is organizing an optional outing to the Transportation Technology Center located in Pueblo, Colorado. This is an exciting opportunity to explore the latest advancements in transportation technology and gain valuable insights into the industry. The outing promises to be an informative and enjoyable experience for all who attend.
During the outing, we will have the opportunity to tour the facility and learn about the research and development projects underway. The Transportation Technology Center is a state-of-the-art facility that conducts research and testing for the rail industry, and we are thrilled to have the chance to visit and learn from their experts.
We invite all NCTA attendees to join us for this exciting excursion. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity, and we look forward to seeing you there!
NCTA Golf Outing: 2:00 pm
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the course as you navigate through lush fairways, strategically placed bunkers, and undulating greens. With its picturesque views and meticulously maintained fairways, Cheyenne Mountain Golf Club provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable afternoon on the links.
But the NCTA Cheyenne Mountain Golf Outing is not just about golf. It’s also about connecting with fellow golf enthusiasts, networking with industry professionals, and creating lasting memories. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to forge new relationships and strengthen existing ones, all while enjoying a friendly competition on the golf course.

A Rocky Mountain High Serenity awaits at this breathtaking resort with a spa, golf course, and private lake.

Treat yourself to extraordinary experiences and exceptional hospitality at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Surrounded by stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, this 217-acre resort is the ideal destination for an NCTA gathering. Settle into comfortable accommodations that blend modern amenities with charming rustic décor and enjoy easy access to a plethora of spectacular resort features. Play 18 holes on the championship-caliber golf course designed by Pete Dye or practice your serve on one of the 16 tennis or pickleball courts. Soak up the sun at the 35-acre private lake, featuring boat rentals and beach volleyball. You can also swim laps in the Olympic-size pool and delight in everything the Aquatics Center has to offer, including an adult pool, children’s pool, and splash pad.


The NCTA’s amazing, negotiated room rate is $205.00++ for a single/double. The NCTA negotiated room rate cut-off is Friday, August 25, 2023, MST. Reservations may be made by calling 719-538-4000 and referencing the NCTA rate or by using the rooming link.


Members $795.00, after August 25, 2023, at 5:00 pm MDT $895.00 Railroad & Non-Member Conference Sponsors or Advertisers $995.00, after August 25, 2023, at 5:00 pm MDT $1095.00 Non-Members $1,495.00, after August 25, 2023, at 5:00 pm MDT $1595.00 Non-Utility Government or Academic Attendees $500.00, after August 25, 2023, at 5:00 pm MDT $600.00


Monday, September 18
All Day: NOTE-Packets will be available for pick up in the Remington Gallery, located on the lower level
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm: General Session
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm:  NCTA Welcome Reception

Tuesday, September 19

8:00 am – 11:30 am: General Session
11:30 am – 1:00 pm: Lunch by Individual Arrangement
1:00 pm – 3:45 pm: General Session
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: NCTA Annual Business Meeting for Members
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm:  Rocky Mountain Reception

Wednesday, September 20
9:00 am:  Transportation Technology Center Tour
2:30 pm:  NCTA Golf Outing

NCTA Thanks Our Generous Fall Conference Sponsors!

Salt River Materials Group