Schedule

Track Engineering Fundamentals
12-15 July 2021 | Noon-4pm CDT
Lead Instructor: Conrad Ruppert

  • Monday: Introduction; Rail; Crossties & Fasteners
  • Tuesday: Ballast & Subgrade; Drainage; Slab Track; Turnouts & Special Trackwork
  • Wednesday: Track Structural Analysis; Track Structural Design
  • Thursday: Track Standards & Inspections; Track Maintenance Technologies; Asset Management & Life Cycle Costs

Railroad Project Design
19-22 July 2021 | Noon-4pm CDT
Lead Instructor: Tyler Dick

  • Monday: Introduction; Horizontal Track Geometry
  • Tuesday: Vertical Track Geometry; Cross Sections & Earthwork
  • Wednesday: Railroad Location; Location Referencing & Track Charts
  • Thursday: Project Phasing; Project Cost Estimation