Professional Analysis and Consulting Inc.

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Railroad Investigation

With our broad experience solving problems and investigating issues associated with the railroad industry, Professional AnalRailroad Investigationysis’ experts are uniquely positioned to thoroughly and effectively bring resolution to any matter that may arise. When supporting the freight and passenger rail industries, our engineers, scientists and professionals focus on developing innovative railroad investigation and solutions by identifying the root cause.

Passenger and freight rail carriers, transit systems, suppliers, and insurers work with Professional Analysis and Consulting’s railroad accident reconstruction experts to investigate and reconstruct railroad accidents and railroad related issues.

Contact us to have a discussion with one of our knowledgeable experts to learn about the railroad investigation services offered at Professional Analysis and Consulting, Inc.

Railroad Investigation and Experts

Utilizing our extensive experience evaluating railroad industry systems we have repeatedly demonstrated why our clients continue to entrust us with their complex railroad investigation projects.  Ranging from a single fastener failure to a full-scale derailment, PRailroad car truckrofessional Analysis has the required expertise to inspect, research, and investigate any railroad industry need. 

The diversity of our materials, mechanical, electrical, civil, environmental and chemical professionals allows us to customize the response to fit our clients’ railroad industry needs.  Our ability to quickly and efficiently integrate our understanding of the freight and passenger rail industries with our technical knowledge leads to long-term solutions.

Our railroad accident and reconstruction investigation experts document the scene using drone video technology, laser scanning, and total station equipment. Our video monitored facility in Naperville, IL allows for the secure collection and storage of artifacts, wreckage, and evidence from railroad related investigations.

Railroad Investigations and Accident Reconstruction

Our Railroad Industry expert engineering services include:

  • Vehicle / pedestrian accident reconstruction
  • Root cause analyses / failure analyses
  • Material and metallurgical analysesRailroad Investigation
  • Mechanical systems analyses
  • Corrosion analyses
  • Fire and explosion analyses
  • Aerial (Drone / UAS) inspections and laser scanning for accident scene documentation
  • Hazardous materials and contamination analyses
  • Derailment investigations
  • Specialized testing and demonstrations
  • Electrical system analyses / electrocution investigations
  • Intellectual property / patents

Contact us to have a discussion with one of our knowledgeable experts to learn about the railroad investigation services offered at Professional Analysis and Consulting, Inc.

Staff:

Timothy M. Hicks
Roch J. Shipley
Johannes C. Laun