The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994

26th ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:

Biography

Brad Kerchof

Brad Kerchof
(Retired) Director Research & Tests,

Norfolk Southern

Biography: Brad Kerchof retired in 2019 from Norfolk Southern where he was Director Research and Tests , in Roanoke, VA, for 10 years. Prior to that, Brad spent 33 years in maintenance-of-way, working as Division Engineer in Birmingham for NS and in Pittsburgh and Indianapolis for Conrail. Brad began his career as an engineering management trainee with Conrail; and one of his early career assignments was with the TTC in Pueblo, CO.

Brad holds a BSCE from the University of Virginia and is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania.