Technical Committees

Committee 2 - Track Measurement and Assessment Systems

Maintenance-of-Way Functional Group

Committee 2 is responsible for the development and publication of information and recommended practices regarding track measurement and assessment systems with an emphasis on current technologies; this includes systems capable of automated measurement and condition assessment of the track structure and its components such as rail, ties, fasteners, ballast, joints, and special trackwork.

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