The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994

23rd ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

2017 Heavy Haul Sessions Speakers

Abstracts and Biographies
Brad Kerchof

Norfolk Southern

A Derailment Investigation Leads to Broken Spikes
Kambiz Nayembi

Beena Vision

Complete Wheel Condition Monitoring Using an Automated Machine Vision System
Dave Ferryman

CN

Overview of past 15-20 years relating to historical perspective
Paul Bladon
Paul Bladon

Wayside Inspection Devices Inc.

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

Moderator

Rolling Stock Asset Heath Monitoring

Jamie Williams

Norfolk Southern

Steve Josey

Railinc

Walter Rosenberger

Norfolk Southern

Derailment Forensics – How Wayside Detector Data Can Drive the Analysis and Cause-Finding
Scott Paradise

CP Rail

Richard Stock

formerly L.B. Foster Rail
Technologies

CP / L.B. Foster Friction Management
Narayana Sundaram

Ensco

Wheel Profile and Track Geometry Threshold Optimization in an Australian Mining Railroad using VAMPIRE©
Steve Chrismer

APTA / AREMA

Establishing Best Practices for Wheel/Rail Interaction
Eric Magel

National Research Council, Canada

An International Collaborative Research Initiative (ICRI) on RCF and wear of rails and wheels
Tony Talbot

Pacific National

Low Impact Bogie Design
Steve Dedmon

Standard Steel

The Effect of Heat on Wheels
Daniel Szablewski
Daniel Szablewski
Quantifying Rail Surface Damage
Daniel Hampton

CSX Transportation

Moving Towards Predictive Grinding
Sorin Castravete
Sorin Castravete

Network Rail

Rail Milling on Network Rail