20th Annual Wheel Rail Interaction Conference

The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994

Henderson, NV (Las Vegas)
May 5 - 8, 2014

Presented by

Trains Magazine

Rail Transit Seminar

Speakers & Topics

The Rail Transit Seminar is devoted to examining wheel/rail and vehicle/track interaction on light rail and subway operations.

This cross-disciplinary seminar will include presentations from experts in vehicle/track dynamics, noise and vibration, wheel/rail profile design and maintenance, and friction management.

Principles Course

Speakers & Topics

Designed for both Rail Transit and Heavy Haul seminar attendees, "Principles of Wheel/Rail Interaction" is an intensive, full-day course providing in-depth examination of the primary aspects of wheel/rail and vehicle/track interaction.

Heavy Haul Seminar

Speakers & Topics

The Heavy Haul Seminar is devoted to examining wheel/rail and vehicle/track interaction on heavy haul freight and shared-track passenger systems.

The latest information on new and existing technology, and the ways in which it is being used to improve wheel/rail interaction on freight and passenger railways will be presented by some of the best minds in railroading.

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Joe Smak

Our Keynote Speaker

Joe Smak - President AREMA
Sr. Director of Track Maintenance & Compliance, Amtrak