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24th ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

2015 Rail Transit Sessions Speakers:

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Ravi Amin

P.E., Assistant Chief Engineer

WMATA

Kevin Moore

President

Net Consulting Group

WMATA’s Automated Track Analysis Technology and Data Leveraging for Maintenance Decisions
Patrick Cullen

P.Eng., Project Engineer

NRC, Canada

Wheel / Rail Interaction and Rail Grinding Review on Dubai Metro
Martin Schroeder

P.E., Chief Technology Officer

APTA

The State of Good Repair – Understanding and Applying it to Track and Rail Infrastructure
William Doran

Planning Manager for Asset Data

MetroLink (Los Angeles)

Automated Condition Assessment as an Aid to Complying With the FTA State of Good Repair Regulations
F. G. Wyman Jones

P.Eng., Director, Rail Operations Strategic Planning & Engineering

LA Metro

Teever Handal

Senior Engineer Vehicle/Track Systems

ARM Corp.

Using Wheel/Rail Interface Analysis to Evaluate Maintenance Priorities: A Case Study on the LA Metro Blue Line
Charles Rudeen

Transit Project Manager

Loram Maintenance of Way

Planning and Executing an Effective Grinding Program: The North American Experience
Don Eadie

Vice President, Technology and Innovation

L.B. Foster Company

Richard Stock

Ph.D., Rail Technology Manager

L.B. Foster Company

Sustainable Rail Condition Management by Top of Rail Friction Control: Technical and Economic Aspects
Martin Schroeder

APTA
Moderator

PANEL DISCUSSION
Managing Wheel/Rail Noise & Vibration on Transit Systems

Panelist
Gary Click

Technical Director

voestalpine Nortrak Inc.


Panelist
Mike Holbrook

Senior Manager Track & ROW

DART


Panelist
Matthew Doyle

Mechanical Engineer

BCRTC


Panelist
Bryce Dudgeon

P.E., Sr. Mech. Eng. Manager

Siemens Rail Systems