Join the UTU For Life Program!

Retired UTU members in the U.S. and Canada, as well as those individuals nearing retirement or interested in pension and other issues affecting transportation-labor families, are invited to participate in a voluntary program designed especially for them, the UTU Alumni Association. With annual dues set at only U.S. $9 per year, membership in this fast-growing program doesn't cost -- it pays!

UTU Alumni Association members enjoy:

UTU News

The UTU News, our monthly newspaper covering subjects of interest to active and retired individuals from the transportation industry, including developments affecting Railroad Retirement and Social Security.

Annual Calendar

An annual UTU calendar featuring a variety of fine photographs. Besides helping to keep track of important dates, the calendar includes a section in the back for recording the information and phone numbers important to you and your family.

UTU Travelers' Club

Automatic enrollment in the UTU Travelers' Club, which sponsors excursions geared to the interests of retirees. Trips, announced in the UTU News, have included train tours of Mexico and Canada, and cruises of Hawaii, Alaska and the Caribbean. For information about the UTU Travelers Club's latest offerings, click on the photo at left.

Hotel Discounts

UTU Alumni Association members can take advantage of special discounts from 10 to 20 percent off the standard room rates at a number of North America's most popular hotel chains. Click on the photo at left to view a list of participating hotel chains and the discount offered.

Cellular Phone Discounts

AT&T Wireless in now offering special rates on cell phones and service. UTU Alumni Association members can get up to 15 percent off AT&T Wireless cellular-service bills. Log onto, or visit the AT&T store near you. Mention code: 3508840. To locate the AT&T store nearest you, click here. For additional information, see this ad.

Discounts on Railroad Art by Scotty

UTU Alumni Association members can get a 15% discount on merchandise purchased from Railroad Art by Scotty. H.L. Scott's art has been displayed at recent UTU regional meetings and is known around the country. Call his toll-free number at 1-800-571-5701 or visit his website at

National Car Rental Discounts

Discounts on car-rental rates at National Car Rental in the United States and Tilden Rent-A-Car in Canada. A current UTU Alumni Association membership card, along with recap number 5005467, is all that is needed to receive the discount at the rental location. Visit National's website by clicking on the photo at left.

Document Folder

An important-papers folder ideal for filing insurance policies, wills, stock, bond and mutual-fund certificates, marriage certificates and other important documents.

Assets Manager

A 42-page UTU/UTUIA Assets Manager designed for recording the legal, insurance, financial and estate information you and your family need.

Medical Manager

A UTU/UTUIA Medical Manager booklet for recording and updating your complete medical history, special diets, and more, making communication with your doctor or other care provider more effective and accurate.

The Final Call

Automatic listing of UTU Alumni Association members in The Final Call, the monthly compilation of recent deaths carried in the UTU News.

To join the UTU Alumni Association: Send your name and address (including UTU Local number, if applicable) along with a check or money order payable to "UTU Alumni Association" in the amount of $9 (U.S. funds only, please) for one year's dues to: UTU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, 24950 Country Club Blvd., Suite 340, North Olmsted, OH 44070-5333. Please allow six to eight weeks for memberships to become activated.

To download an application for membership in the UTU Alumni Association, click here.

If you would like to receive e-mail updates from the UTU Alumni Association regarding important news and other information affecting both active and retired UTU members, please send your name, local number, home address and e-mail address to the UTU Alumni Association by clicking on the link below. Be sure to double check the information for accuracy before sending your e-mail registration. Your e-mail address will be kept confidential. It will not be sold, traded or given to anyone else.

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