Technical Committees

Committee 2 - Track Measurement and Assessment Systems

Maintenance-of-Way Functional Group

This committee is responsible for the development and publication of recommended practices and information relating to:

  • Rail measurement
  • Track surveying
  • New track measurement technologies
  • Track geometry car development
  • Track geometry analysis

Chair

Stephen S. Woody

Mgr Technology Development

Norfolk Southern Railway

Email: stephen.woody@nscorp.com

Vice Chair

Matthew G. Dick, P.E.

Deputy Division Manager

ENSCO, Inc.

Email: dick.matthew@ensco.com

Secretary

Josh McBain

Manager - Train Dynamics

BNSF Railway

Email: joshua.mcbain@bnsf.com

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Subcommittees and Current Assignments

D2-1-14: Develop a recommended practice for joint bar assessment 

D2-2-14: Develop a recommended practice for rail shape assessment

D2-3-14: Develop a recommended practice for rail surface assessment 

D1-1-17: Develop a recommended practice for tie assessment 

D1-2-17: Develop a recommended practice for fastener assessment 

D1-3-17: Develop a recommended practice for designing track geometry exceptions that identify potential track/vehicle dynamics problems 

D1-4-17: Develop a recommended practice for automated assessment of ballast 

D1-5-17: Develop a recommended practice for automated assessment of turnout components

D1-6-17: Develop a recommended practice for preparing track geometry measurements for vehicle/track simulations

D1-7-17: Develop a recommended practice for use of track geometry measurements from different vehicle types