2021 Principles Course Session
(Special Topic): Special Trackwork in Heavy Haul: Design, Field Testing and Maintenance
(Retired) Norfolk Southern
Each year, the WRI PRINCIPLES course includes a Special Topic session to wrap up the day, presenting a key area of interest and drawing on the fundamentals that have been presented throughout the course. This year’s special topics session will focus on special trackwork in heavy haul applications, including the design, field testing and ongoing maintenance practices associated with special trackwork (with an emphasis on frogs) in practical settings.