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September 2018

High-Speed Rail Leadership Summit.

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High-Speed Rail Leadership Summit. San Jose, CA.  September 11-13.  Join agency officials, lawmakers, industry executives, program managers, investors, academics and others to review the current status and future direction of high-speed rail projects in California and throughout the nation.  This year’s event will highlight the Golden State, with keynote addresses delivered by state officials including Chairman Dan Richard and CEO Brian Kelly of the California High-Speed Rail Authority.  Presentations will review the current 120-mile construction segment in the Central Valley,…

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October 2018

Western Railway Club meeting

The Western Railway Club is ideal for networking and interacting with other railway / railroad industry executives, suppliers and vendors. Gain valuable information and insight into the railroad industry via monthly meetings and membership in our organization. As a fellow railroader, you will find our meetings to be an invaluable tool in helping influence your railroad / railway related business. Meetings normally feature a dinner, with a scheduled social or meet-and-greet time before the meal. In addition, a presentation or speaker is featured at…

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Professional Development Seminar – Introduction to Rail Dynamics

University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Main Campus, Stan Fulton Building, 801 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV United States
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FREE Professional Development Seminar Introduction to Rail Dynamics Mehdi Ahmadian, Ph.D. Dan Pletta Professor and Director Railway Technologies Laboratory at Virginia Tech The primary objective of this seminar is to present an introduction to the engineering fundamentals of rail dynamics. The course will start with a review of the basics of dynamic systems and some aspects of rail dynamics, starting from the wheel-rail contact dynamics and extending into railcar dynamics. Some emphasis will be placed on vehicle dynamics, such as…

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Symposium on Railroad Infrastructure Diagnosis and Prognosis

University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Main Campus, Stan Fulton Building, 801 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV United States
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This symposium will feature experts that will discuss the practice and the state of art in railroad infrastructure diagnosis and prognosis. These professionals will present the new technologies and methods in monitoring and maintaining railroad infrastructure that includes both the track and rolling stock. The research results from the University Transportation Center on Railroad will be presented in oral and poster sessions. All the modes of rail transportation will be discussed: passenger and freight rail including high speed rail. Significant…

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November 2018

Western Railway Club meeting

The Western Railway Club is ideal for networking and interacting with other railway / railroad industry executives, suppliers and vendors. Gain valuable information and insight into the railroad industry via monthly meetings and membership in our organization. As a fellow railroader, you will find our meetings to be an invaluable tool in helping influence your railroad / railway related business. Meetings normally feature a dinner, with a scheduled social or meet-and-greet time before the meal. In addition, a presentation or speaker is featured at…

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December 2018

Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning Conference

University of Delaware Newark Campus Newark, Del + Google Map

Modern Railways are making increasing use of new generation track inspection and operating technology to obtain more and more data on the condition of the track and equipment. This extensive amount of data, which includes data of increasing complexity as well as volume, has led to a condition known as “Big Data”, where the volume of data is such that traditional analysis techniques are no longer viable to efficiently make use of all of this large volume of data. Thus,…

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