AREMA Annual Conference 2021
The Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence was established in 1999 by the Directors of American Railway Engineering & Maintenance Association (AREMA) to recognize outstanding achievement in railway engineering and to honor the memory and accomplishments of one of their members and leaders: Dr. William Walter Hay.
Criteria for winning the award are:
Innovation – The development and/or application of new concepts, products or practices including state-of-the-art physical and information-oriented technology.
Safety – The enhancement of safety in either the application itself or as a process of procedure which contributes to the overall safety of railroad personnel or railway operations.
Service Performance and Reliability – An undertaking which contributes to more efficient, effective and reliable railway performance, especially as viewed by the railroad’s customers.
Consideration is also given to the project’s objective, stated goals, costs and benefit achievement and the general advancement of the base of railway engineering knowledge.
Congratulations to the ESCA Design Team on a job well done!
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