ENSCO Rail will be participating at Railway Interchange 2015. The event takes place 4 -7 October, in Minneapolis.

ENSCO will be exhibiting in Booth 5053, and will showcase technology and expertise in autonomous track inspection, machine vision, track asset management and decision support, and track inspection systems.

Railway Interchange 2015 is the largest combined railway exhibition and technical conference in North America. The event will showcase the latest technology and research by members of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI).

Railway Interchange 2015 will also feature technical presentations and discussion by members of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) and the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA).

ENSCO personnel will be presenting four technical papers highlighting research and projects conducted on behalf of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Union Pacific Railroad, and Canadian Pacific Railroad:

  • The Federal Railroad Administration’s Automated Grade Crossing Survey System, authored by Soheil Saadat, Ph.D. (ENSCO), Tarek Omar, Ph.D. (FRA), Edwin Olson, Ph.D. (University of Michigan,) and Pradeep Ranganathan (University of Michigan)
  • Case Studies Using Gage Restraint Measurement to Detect Weak Track Conditions on Concrete Tie Track, to be presented by Jacinda Clemenzi (ENSCO) and co-authored by Hugh Thompson (FRA), Robert Wilson, Ph.D. (FRA), and Radim Bruzek (ENSCO)
  • V/TI Monitor Cluster Analysis and Implementation, to be presented by Dwight Clark (Union Pacific) and Matthew Dick (ENSCO)
  • Implementation and Use of Class I Railroad Autonomous Track Geometry Measurement System, to be presented by Ron Gagne (Canadian Pacific) and Matthew Dick (ENSCO)

The event is expected to draw more than 700 railway industry executives and more than 500 exhibitors from railway suppliers from around the US and abroad.