25th ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994

Rail Transit Sessions Speaker:

Biography

Charles Rudeen

Charles Rudeen
Chief Engineer, Rail Quality

Loram Maintenance of Way

Biography: Charles Rudeen is Chief Engineer, Rail Quality, with Loram Maintenance of Way. He is responsible for working with railroads to extend the life of their rail assets through the design, implementation and monitoring of effective rail grinding programs.

Charles has been with Loram for 9 years in a variety of roles related to optimizing rail grinder operations through data analytics, rail related research and grind program management. He has worked with railroads around the world from light rail transits to heavy haul freight systems. Charles has a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota, Morris.