Technical Committees

Committee 34 – Scales

Communications & Signals Functional Group

This committee is responsible for the development and publication of recommended procedures and information for the design, installation, testing and maintenance of track scales and all other scales used in connection with operation of a railway.

Chair

David E. Gogolin

Superintendent of Scales

Norfolk Southern Railway

Email: dave.gogolin@nscorp.com

Vice Chair

Damon A. Smith

Dir Engineering Standards

CSX Transportation

Email: damon.smith@csx.com

Secretary

Shawn C. Good

Sr. Director of Scale Services

Rail Scale, Inc.

Email: shawn@railscale.com

Ballots

The following ballots have now been approved by the Board of Directors in June 2018. The material will be included in the next edition of the applicable AREMA publication, and will be available for sale. For information on purchasing publications, please contact M. Bruins at +1.301.459.3200.

All AREMA materials, including pending ballots, are protected by international copyright laws.

Posted 05/30/18

Subcommittees and Current Assignments

Subcommittee A: Recommendations for Further Investigation and Research.

  • Investigate the feasibility of adding additional accuracy classes for weigh-in-motion scales.
  • Investigate the permanence capabilities of reference cars with objective of using the same reference cars on multiple weigh-in-motion scale tests.

Subcommittee B: Revision of AAR Scale Handbook.

C-1-03: Definitions. Ongoing assignment.
C-1-09: Manual Affirmation. Ongoing assignment.
C-1-10: Handbook Publication & Distribution. Ongoing assignment.
C-1-11: Recommendations to NCWM. Ongoing assignment.
D-1-14: Rewrite Part 3. Completion is scheduled for 2015.