The Educational Railroading Conference Leader Since 1994

25th ANNUAL WHEEL RAIL INTERACTION CONFERENCE

2018 Heavy Haul Sessions Speakers

Abstracts and Biographies
Walter Rosenberger

Norfolk Southern

Big Steel: Analysis of Coupler Forces Handling a Long Coil Steel Train
Scott Cummings

Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

A New Wheel Profile for North American Freight Railroads: AAR-2A
Corina Moore

Ontario Northland

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Jiandong Jiang
Jiandong Jiang

Transport for New South Wales

From Curve Squeal to Bogie Steering
Eric Magel
Eric Magel

National Research Council, Canada

ICRI studies on RCF and Rail Grinding
Wesley Thomas

Sentient Science

Economics of Grinding and Milling
Arthur Clouse
Arthur Clouse

FRA

Future of Railroad Track Safety
Matt Dick
Matt Dick

Ensco

Machine Vision and Strip Chart Assessment of Rolling Contact Fatigue
Mike Roney
Mike Roney

Iron Moustache

Industry Innovators and Thought Leaders: Silver Bullet Technologies
Gary Wolf
Gary Wolf

Wolf Railway Consulting, LLC.

Case Studies of Derailments Caused by Poor Management of the Wheel-Rail Interface
George Fowler

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

A Wheel/Rail Interaction Derailment Investigation
Walter Rosenberger
Walter Rosenberger
Doublestack Rail Rollover: Déjà Vu or Something New?
Richard Pilon
Richard Pilon

Amsted Rail

Research on wear behavior of various AAR class C wheel steels