The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994

23rd ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

2017 Heavy Haul Sessions Speakers

Abstracts and Biographies
Daniel Hampton

CSX Transportation

Surface evaluation role in moving towards Predictive Grinding
Denis D'Aoust

Wayside Inspection Devices Inc.

Case study of bogie hunting at Vale EFC between 2009 to 2016, and the inter-relationship between track and rollingstock
Tony Talbot

Pacific National

Low Impact Bogie Design
Kambiz Nayembi

Beena Vision

Hark Braren

BNSF

Complete Wheel Condition Monitoring Using an Automated Machine Vision System
Walter Rosenberger

Norfolk Southern

Derailment Forensics – How Wayside Detector Data Can Drive the Analysis and Cause-Finding
Dave Ferryman

CN

Overview of past 15-20 years relating to historical perspective
Narayana Sundaram

Ensco

Wheel Profile and Track Geometry Threshold Optimization in an Australian Mining Railroad using VAMPIRE©
Paul Baker

Network Rail / Strabag

Rail Milling on Network Rail
Richard Stock

L.B. Foster

Scott Paradise

CP Rail

CP / LB Foster Friction Management
Daniel Szablewski
Babak Hassas Irani
Eric Magel

NRC

Quantifying Rail Surface Damage
Steve Dedmon

Standard Steel

The effect of heat on wheels
Steve Chrismer

APTA / AREMA

AREMA / APTA presentation from Steve Chrismer
Eric Magel

National Research Council, Canaday

An International Collaborative Research Initiative (ICRI) on RCF and wear of rails and wheels
Brad Kerchof

Norfolk Southern

A Derailment Investigation Leads to Broken Spikes
 
 
Pat Ameen

Moderator

Rolling Stock Asset Heath Monitoring

Jamie Williams

Norfolk Southern

Steve Josey

Railinc

Rex Beck

Union Pacific

Todd Snyder

Union Pacific