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Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:


Kevin Burton

Kevin Burton
Director, Specialty Grinding and Intl Fleet Operations
Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc.

Biography: Kevin is Lorams Director of specialty grinding and international fleet operations. He’s based out of the corporate headquarters in Hamel, MN. His role as Director encompasses Lorams fleet of specialty grinding equipment operating in North America on the class I and transit systems. In addition, his team manages full time operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia while also providing contract services, assisted operations, and support services throughout Lorams global customer base.

Kevin began work at Loram in 2006 on one of its Specialty Grinders. Over the course of his career he’s worked with the majority of North Americas Class I rail roads and several of the countries transit systems. Initially specializing in switch and crossing grinding, his career has expanded to include production grinding and program management with Lorams international customer base.

Kevin efforts are focused on working with Lorams customers and industry affiliations to implement and update best practices and the piloting of new programs. As a member of AREMA Committee 4, subcommittee 9, he’s active in the trade and looks to continue exploring creative new concepts and practices in the field of rail maintenance.