The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994


Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:


Brian Barthel

Brian Barthel
Data Sciences Manager

Loram Technologies, Inc.

Biography: Brian Barthel is the Data Sciences Manager at Loram Technologies, Inc. Brian started his career at Loram Maintenance of Way in 2013 as a Quality and Production Data Analyst. As a data analyst, Brian helped oversee the grind program management to find efficiencies and quality improvements in Loram’s mainline production rail grinding. Throughout his career, he has worked on new grind pattern development to optimize the patterns libraries for the most commonly found rail profiles across all class 1 railroads. In 2020, he was promoted to Rail Data Analytics Manager, and in 2021, he joined the newly formed company, Loram Technologies with the position he currently holds.

Brian holds a Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics and a Master of Science in Mathematics, both from Minnesota State University, Mankato. He is also a member of AREMA – Committee 2.