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Membership in the Railway Industrial Clearance Association is based on an individual basis and not by company.
Companies, who have individuals as members, may however, become sponsors of the organization.


PLEASE NOTE: Anyone who desires to join RICA AND attend the 2018 Annual Conference can do so by registering for the conference - membership dues are INCLUDED in the conference registration.  Click the button to visit the conference site for information and to register.  Conference registration opens March 5, 2018.





If you do not wish to attend the conference, please click one of the links below (Section 1, 2, 3 or Retiree).


RICA membership is open to the following Section Classes of members:

  • Section 1: Persons employed by railroads involved with the handling of clearances and dimensional shipments.
  • Section 2: Persons employed by shippers that are involved in the inquiry and procurement of clearance authority from railroads, in the handling of dimensional rail shipments.
  • Section 3: Persons that work in other areas of logistics in support of dimensional shipment activity by rail, such as ports, specialized trucking, ocean carriers, and third party rail service providers.

We also provide a RICA membership for individuals retired from the industry.  This membership is open to anyone who has retired from the industry (railroad, power generation, dimensional shipper or related markets) and has had an active (paid) RICA membership for at least 5 consecutive years.  

To apply for membership, click on the above link that applies to you and complete the registration information.   Payment is due at the time of application. All applications are reviewed by the Board of Directors at the next General Membership Meeting. Any individuals who are not approved will have their dues payment refunded.  


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Railway Industrial Clearance Association

4800 Waterfront Drive
Atlanta GA 30336
O) 281-409-0663
Railway Industrial Clearance Association membership dues are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes, but may be Deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.
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