27th ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

2022 Heavy Haul Sessions Speakers

Abstracts and Biographies
Brad Kerchof
Brad Kerchof

Advanced Rail Management Corp.

Can Autonomous Track Geometry Inspection Replace Traditional Manual Track Inspection? An Industry Update.
Richard Stock
Richard Stock

Plasser & Theurer

Interactions Between Wheel and Rail Hardness, Wear, RCF and Maintenance (Perceptions And Realities)
Kyle Mulligan
Kyle Mulligan

CP Rail

Mitigating Track Buckling from Heavy Train Braking Using Automated Alerts
Louisa Stanlake
Louisa Stanlake

L.B. Foster Rail Technologies

State of the Art / Recent Developments in Friction Management Consumables (GF and TOR)
Ulrich Spangenberg
Ulrich Spangenberg

Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

Charting the Relationship Between Asymmetric Wear and Hollow-worn Wheels
Rob Lambert
Rob Lambert

Monash University, Institute of Railway Technology

Remote Condition Monitoring of Track Assets
Joe Kalousek
Joe Kalousek

National Research Council - Canada

Wear and Contact Fatigue Model for Rail
Dan Hampton
Dan Hampton

CSX Transportation

Wesley Thomas

Sentient Science

Update on CSX Rail Life Extension Initiatives
Michael Roney
Michael Roney

Iron Moustache

Brent Laing

Laing Railway Consulting

Learnings from 20 Years of Canadian Track-Caused Derailment Investigations
Gary Wolf
Gary Wolf

Wolf Railway Consulting, LLC.

Effects of Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) on Derailment Risk
Randy Jensen

Atticus Consulting Group LLC

Daniel Smilek

Atticus Consulting Group LLC

The Role of Human Factors in Inspection Errors / Failures in the Railway Industry
Brad Kerchof
Brad Kerchof

Advanced Rail Management Corp.

RBM Frogs: Design Features, Field Testing & Maintenance