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24th ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

2016 Rail Transit Sessions Speakers:

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Antonio Cabrera

PE, Assistant Chief Officer, Track Engineering 

MTA - NYCT

Eric E. Magel

P.Eng.

NRC, Canada

Integrated Wheel/Rail Characterization through Advanced Monitoring and Analytics – an Overview
Scott Mather

Program Manager

Toronto Transit Commission

Teever Handal

Senior Engineer Vehicle/Track Systems

Advanced Rail Management Corp.

Wheel/Rail Interface Optimization: Toronto Transit Commission Program Design & Initial Findings
Paul Edwards, PE

Sr. Program Manager

Utah Transit Authority

Utah Transit Authority Approach to Asset Management
Harry Skoblenick

Senior Expert, Structural Mechanics

Bombardier Transportation

Using Wheel Matching Technology to Create Conformal Profiles on Frogs at JFK Metro
Andy Vickerstaff

Senior Wheel-Rail Interface Engineer

London Underground

A Holistic Approach to WRI Management on London Underground
Ben Holland

Manager of Vehicle Systems Engineering

Bay Area Rapid Transit

Greg Shivy

Principal Track Engineer

Bay Area Rapid Transit

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Move from a Cylindrical to Tapered Wheel Profile
Marco Santoro

Technical Solution Manager

L.B. Foster Company

Effective Gauge Face/Wheel Flange Lubrication: A solutions based approach
Bob Tuzik

Holland LP
Moderator

SESSION: PANEL DISCUSSION
Designing, Planning and Correcting for Effective Wheel/Rail Interaction on Old and New Transit Systems

  • The DBOM Approach: Planning for the Long Term - Randall Duty, Denver Transit Partners
  • Fixing What’s Broken: Implementing Compatible Wheel/Rail Profiles for Transit - Wyman Jones, LA Metro
  • Addressing Wheel/Rail Interaction on an Older System - Andy Vickerstaff, London Underground
Panelist
Randall Duty

Chief Engineer

Denver Transit Partners


Panelist
Wyman Jones

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

 LA Metro

Panelist
Andy Vickerstaff

Senior Wheel-Rail Interface Engineer

London Underground