What Railroad Engineering Leaders are saying about
the Practical Guide to Railway Engineering
"Every railroad engineer should have a copy."
Richard L. Keller
Montana Rail Link – AREMA President, 2002-2003
"The Practical Guide is an outstanding accomplishment and product brought to you by Committee 24."
Michael N. Armstrong
– BNSF Railway Co. – AREMA President, 2001-2002
"The Practical Guide to Railway Engineering is an excellent reference text that we provide to our railway staff.
It's use is essential in the development of knowledgeable railway engineers."
Thomas P. Smithberger, P.E. - HDR Engineering, Inc.
"A valuable and up-to-date practical supplement to the fundamental principles presented in Hay's classic text, Railroad Engineering. We plan to adopt portions of it for use in our railroad engineering classes at the U of I."
- University of Illinois
"GREAT book. Learn something every time I open the cover."
Ken Briggs - HDR Engineering, Inc.
"I have been a railroader for almost 35 years. I am amazed at what I didn’t know about
– Hanson-Wilson, Inc., AREMA Board of Directors
"Dr. William W. Hay (a
former chairman of AREA Committee 24) would be very proud of the
committee’s work on this project."
Amtrak, AREMA Treasurer
"An old adage says, 'Write
what you know', that is just what AREMA Committee 24 did."
Gray Chandler -
CSX Transportation, AREMA Board of Directors