The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994

26th ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

2021 Heavy Haul Sessions Speakers

Abstracts and Biographies
Wilhelm Kubin
Wilhelm Kubin

Linsinger

Johannes Hainbucher
Johannes Hainbucher

Linsinger

The Relevance of a Defect-Free Rail Condition After Rail Maintenance in Heavy Haul Tracks: A Numerical and Experimental Study.
Dan Hampton

CSX Transportation

How CSX Designed Optimal Rail Profile for Economics and Risk
Kyle Mulligan
Kyle Mulligan

CP Rail

Using Modern Railroad Data Analytics to Minimize Mixed Manifest Train Incident Risk
Brandon Teal
Brandon Teal

NSH USA Corporation

Wheel Truing Technology Development and Innovation
Richard Stock
Richard Stock

Plasser American

Integrated Rail Maintenance for Maximizing Rail and Track Life
Marcus Dersch
Marcus Dersch

Marcus Dersch

Brad Kerchof
Brad Kerchof

(Retired) Norfolk Southern

Research into the Causes of Visually "Undetectable" Broken Spikes
 
Yan Liu
Yan Liu

National Research Council of Canada

Brad Kerchof
Dominique Sirois

Rio Tinto, QNS&L Railway

Albert Wahba
Albert Wahba

National Research Council of Canada

Monitoring and managing W/R interface forces in revenue operation of QNS&L
Paul Bladon
Paul Bladon

Wayside Inspection Devices Inc.

Investigation by VLI S.A. of Lateral Running Position of Wheelsets and the Symptomatic Damages to Wheelsets and Truck Components
Rudolf Schilder
Rudolf Schilder

Advanced Rail Track Solutions

The Role of Elasticity in Ballasted Tracks
Duane Otter
Walter Rosenberger

Transportation Technology Center Inc.

The Benefits of Applying the AAR 2A Wheel Profile to Locomotive Wheels
Brian Barthel
Brian Barthel

Loram Technologies, Inc.

Efficient and Effective Grinding through Infinite Pattern Control
Brad Kerchof
Brad Kerchof

(Retired) Norfolk Southern

Adverse High Rail Profiles
Daoxing Chen
Daoxing Chen

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Dynamic Simulation of Locomotive Derailments on Crossover Track
Rob Lambert
Rob Lambert

Monash University, Institute of Railway Technology

Instrumented Revenue Vehicles for Heavy-haul Track Defect Monitoring and In-train Force Validation