42nd Annual MARTS Technical Conference Chicago

Monday September 19, 2005

Session 1: AAR’s Advanced Technology Safety Initiative

A. Overview of Project & Recap:

Moderator: Lisa Stabler, Assistant Vice President Quality & Reliability Engineering, BNSF.

Presented by Lisa Stabler

ATSI Presentation

B. Advanced Technology Safety Initative

Don Lauro, Director Advanced Engineering, CSX Transportation

Advanced Technology Safety Initiative Presentation

C. Wild data System

R.B. Wiley, Principal Investigator Engineering Services, TTCI, Incorporated.

Wild Data Systems Presentation

D. A Snapshot in time:

Dennis Weed, Chief Mechanical Officer, Chicago Freight Car leasing Company

A Snapshot in Time Presentation

E. Equipment Health Management Systems & Integration with other Industry Systems:

Allan McDonald, Director Equipment Data Systems & Integration, Railinc Corporation

What’s Up, What Do You Need to Know Presentation

F. Advanced Technology Safety Initiative

Terri Waldron, Lead Analyst, Railinc Corporation

Advanced Technology Safety Initiative Presentation

Tuesday September 20, 2005

Session 2: Casting Specifications and Quality Assurance

Panel Presentation by:

Mike Iden, Union Pacific Railroad Company

Daniel Moseng, Jr. BNSF Railway

Chuck Stevens, CSX Transportation

David L. Cackovic, Transportation Technology Center

Mickey Clark, Amsted Rail Group

Presentation of Casting Specifications and Quality Assurance presentation

Session 3: Protective Coatings

A. Lining Issues in Plastic Pellet Railcars:

Written by Cory Allen, Presented by Scott Leonhard

Lining Issues Presentation

B. Feasibility of Using Modern Plural Component Spray Equipment:

Steve Smyczek, Ameron International – Speaker

Robert Aamodt, Trinity Industries, Incorporated – Speaker

Modern Plural Component Spray Equipment Presentation

C. Are Your Product Variations Effecting The Life of Your Lining:

Larry DeLashmit, Polycorp – Speaker

Mike Winter, Sigma Coatings USA – Speaker

Robert Aamodt, Trinity Industries, Incorporated, Background Contributor

James Molnar, Union Tank Car Company, Background Contributor

Effect of Contaminants on Lining Life Presentation

Session 4: Regulatory Items to include Reflective Sheeting

A. Safety Appliance Standards:

Speaker: Dick Dawson, Dawson Engineering Services

Safety Appliance Standards

Session 5: Wheel and Bearing Manufactures Committee

A. Bearing Failure Progression Modes:

Speaker: Craig Norris, Amsted Rail Group

Failure Progression Modes Presentation

B. 2004 AAR Car Repair Billing Wheel Removal Analysis.

Speaker: Richard Sullivan, Consultant

Car Repair Billing Wheel Removal Analysis Presentation

Wednesday September 21, 2005

Session 6: Railroad Security, Remote Monitoring Equipment & HAZMAT Placarding

Speaker: Dennis H. Delk, Senior Infrastructure/Threat Coordinator, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Rail Infrastructure and Impact briefing Presentation

Session 7: Technology Driven Train Inspection

Speaker: Patrick Ameen, Association of American Railroads & President

Speaker: James Lundgren, Assistant Vice President Products training & Business services, TTCI

Speaker: Richard Morgan, Senior Technical manager, Performance Monitoring Unit, TTCI

Technology Driven Train Inspections Presentation