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CHICAGO - May 21-24, 2024

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Meet the 2024 Rail Transit Seminar Speakers

Featured Speaker

Stuart Grassie

Stuart Grassie

We are thrilled to have Stuart Grassie headline the Rail Transit Seminar. Stuart was instrumental in publishing the European standard on reprofiling after bringing attention to Rolling Contact Fatigue (RCF) on European Rail.

2024 Rail Transit Focus Topic

Wheel/Rail Interaction & Vehicle Design

  • Shankar Rajaram

    Shankar Rajaram

    Sound Transit

    Developing WRIS Requirements for a new Light Rail Vehicle Contract in North America

  • Kevin McClain

    Kevin McClain

    Siemens/Graz

    Vehicle Design — Simulation Methods Using Measured Track Datasets

  • Beñat Sarasola

    Beñat Sarasola

    CAF Spain

    In-service Monitoring of Wheel Wear to Determine Critical Factors and Optimize Maintenance Strategies

  • Sergio Perez

    Sergio Perez

    Stadler Valencia

    A Case Study: Analysis of Ground Vibrations produced by LRVs

2024 Rail Transit Seminar

May 21, 2024

The Rail Transit Seminar is devoted to examining wheel/rail and vehicle/track interaction on light rail and subway operations.

Some examples of Cross-disciplinary sessions that have been covered in the past include vehicle/track dynamics, noise & vibration, wheel/rail profile design & maintenance, and friction management. Join transit professionals, government regulators, researchers, suppliers and consultants for presentations and discussions in order to gain a better understanding of the complex interaction unique to the rail transit wheel/rail interface.

WRI 2024 Discount Programs:

Wheel Rail Seminars offers various discount programs, including Multi-Event Discounts and Special Employee Discounts for railroad, transit & government employees.

Attendees praise the high-quality presenters & topics, and inclusive approach to dining and networking.

YOUR REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Mid-morning Coffee and Refreshment Break
  • Luncheon served in the ExpoZone
  • Full Line-up of Presentations
  • Afternoon Coffee and Refreshment Break
  • Reception following the Seminar
  • Exclusive Presentation Download Page access following the event

Attendees are also eligible to receive:

  • Continuing education/professional development credits

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Employee Registration

Employee Pricing is designed for direct, full time employees of qualifying railroads, transit agencies and government agencies. (You must be paid directly from a railroad, transit agency or government agency and receive a W-2 or similar). No Contractors are eligible for Employee Pricing.

Employees registering for more than one event will receive special Multi-Event Discounts.

Employee Registration - Individual Event Pricing

Rail Transit Seminar (1 Day)

Cost: $600

May 21, 2024

Principles Course (1 Day)

Cost: $450

May 22, 2024

Heavy Haul Seminar (2 Days)

Cost: $1,000

May 23 - 24, 2024

Employee Registration - Multi-Event Pricing

Rail Transit Seminar Plus Principles Course (2 Days)

Cost: $850

May 21 - 22, 2024

Heavy Haul Seminar Plus Principles Course (3 Days)

Cost: $1,300

May 22-24, 2024

Rail Transit Seminar Plus Principles Course Plus Heavy Haul Seminar Seminar (4 Days)

Cost: $1,650

May 21 - 24, 2024

Professional Registration

Professional Pricing is for suppliers, contractors, consultants and others who are not an employee of a railroad, transit agency or government agency.

Professionals registering for more than one event will receive special Multi-Event Discounts.

Professional Registration - Individual Event Pricing

Rail Transit Seminar (1 Day)

Cost: $750

May 21, 2024

Principles Course (1 Day)

Cost: $600

May 22, 2024

Heavy Haul Seminar (2 Days)

Cost: $1,200

May 23 - 24, 2024

Professional Registration - Multi-Event Pricing

Rail Transit Seminar Plus Principles Course (2 Days)

Cost: $1,150

May 21 - 22, 2024

Heavy Haul Seminar Plus Principles Course (3 Days)

Cost: $1,600

May 22 - 24, 2024

Rail Transit Seminar Plus Principles Course Plus Heavy Haul Seminar Seminar (4 Days)

Cost: $1,950

May 21 - 24, 2024

Virtual Option

All attendees are eligible for the following virtual pricing.

Attendees registering for more than one event will receive special Multi-Event Discounts.

Virtual Registration - Individual Event Pricing

Rail Transit Seminar (1 Day)

Cost: $300

May 21, 2024

Principles Course (1 Day)

Cost: $300

May 22, 2024

Heavy Haul Seminar (2 Days)

Cost: $500

May 23 - 24, 2024

Virtual Registration - Multi-Event Pricing

Rail Transit Seminar Plus Principles Course (2 Days)

Cost: $500 (Save $100)

May 21 - 22, 2024

Heavy Haul Seminar Plus Principles Course (3 Days)

Cost: $650 (Save $150)

May 22 - 24, 2024

Rail Transit Seminar Plus Principles Course Plus Heavy Haul Seminar Seminar (4 Days)

Cost: $800 (Save $300)

May 21 - 24, 2024

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MassTransit Presenting SponsorRT&S Presenting SponsorPlatinum Sponsor Amsted RailPlatinum Sponsor EnscoPlatinum Sponsor LoramPlatinum Sponsor Plasser AmericanGold Sponsor HollandGold Sponsor GoldschmidtGold Sponsor VosslohGold Sponsor HBKPlatinum Sponsor Sperry RailGold Sponsor Wayside Inspection DevicesCloud ARM GRGSilver AthenaCloud LbfosterSilver Sponsor Railroad SoftwareSilver Sponsor Robel GroupSilver Sponsor Interface JournalLinsinger Silver SponsorRemsa Silver SponsorInfoZone Sponsor FTSInfoZone Sponsor BossPacSilver Sponsor WabtecSilver Sponsor Rhombnerg SersaBronze Sponsor Steel DynamicsBronze Sponsor Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers