Maintenance-of-Way Functional Group

Technical Committee 27 - Maintenance of Way Work Equipment

This committee is responsible for coordinating with the manufacturers and suppliers of work equipment to encourage the development of new machines and the improvement of those already available. They are responsible for the development and publication of recommended practices and information relating to the operation, inspection and maintenance of work equipment, including recommended specifications for new units.


Joseph Przybylowicz

Manager Work Equipment II

CSX Transportation


Vice Chair

Philip D. Bissette

Chief Engineer - Maintenance Equipment

Norfolk Southern Railway



Matthew Albanese

Asst Chief Engineer

Metro North Railroad


Subcommittees and Current Assignments


Subcommittee 1: MOW General Equipment Specifications

Subcommittee 2: Preventive Maintenance

Subcommittee 3: Hi-Rail Equipment

Subcommittee 4: Safety & Ergonomics

Subcommittee 5: Training