Rafael Jimenez

Rafael JimenezRafael retired from the railroad industry, where he began a 43-year career with the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW) and concluded at the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), the test and research subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) in Pueblo, Colorado. Rafael was involved with research and in-track performance testing of newly-developed railway track components and systems, including wheel impact measurement and in-motion weighing. Rafael represented the AAR at the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA) Committee 34 “Scales” and the National Industrial Scale Association (NISA) for 17 years until his retirement. He continues as an active member of both organizations.