Railway Interchange 2015

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Take the guesswork out of setting hand brakes The newly patented Hand Brake Torque Indicator (BTI) from CMN Components Inc., a nationwide railc ar parts supplier, is a torque indicating device that directly replaces traditional vertical railcar hand brake wheel and hub assemblies. It was introduced at Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis.

remsa-to-host-usa-pavilion-at-innotrans-2016
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) will host a USA Pavilion at Innotrans 2016, Sept. 20-23, in Berlin, Germany, the organization announced Feb. 2, 2016. InnoTrans, the largest rail transport and technology trade show in the world, is held biannually. Eight...
lriw-seeks-nominations-for-board-of-directors
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) announced Nov. 17, 2015 that it is seeking candidates to serve on the organization’s board of directors. The LRIW board represents a cross-section of companies involved in all aspects of railroading—freight railroad or...
freightcar-america-beats-eps-estimates
FreightCar America, Inc. reported on Nov. 2, 2015 third-quarter 2015 earnings per share of $0.96. This is compared to an estimate of $0.88 made by KeyBanc Capital Market Inc., and a Wall Street consensus estimate of $0.78. Results exclude a pre-tax...
hrsi-introduced-its-automated-conveyor-train-at-railway-interchange
Herzog Railroad Services, Inc., unveiled the Automated Conveyor Train (A.C.T.), its new aggregate delivery system, at Railway Interchange 2015. The 30-car consist has a 97-ton material capacity per car and can distribute various types of aggregate in curves of up to...
take-the-guesswork-out-of-setting-hand-brakes
The newly patented Hand Brake Torque Indicator (BTI) from CMN Components Inc., a nationwide railc ar parts supplier, is a torque indicating device that directly replaces traditional vertical railcar hand brake wheel and hub assemblies. It was introduced at Railway...

amsted-rail-prepares-for-higher-axleloads
Amsted Rail is developing new designs of components to produce a truck to meet the demand from Australian heavy-haul freight railways for 45-metric ton axleload freight cars, or even 50-metric ton axleloads in the future. Prototypes of a new bearing called...
kontron-highlights-transportation-computing-capabilities-at-ri2015
Augsburg, Germany-based Kontron, a supplier of ECT (embedded computing technology) and an IoT (Internet of Things) consultant, showcased its line of standards-based transportation computers at Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis. “Kontron solutions are designed for PTC (Positive Train Control), ETCS (European...
power-drives-powers-up-at-ri2015
Power Drives, Inc. (PDI), a Buffalo, N.Y.-based supplier of diesel engine heating/idle reduction and fuel filtration systems with manufacturing facilities in Erie, Pa., Falconer (Jamestown), N.Y., and Haiyu Town, Changsu City, China, spotlighted two recently introduced technologies at Railway Interchange...
railway-interchange-2015-attendance-reaches-a-new-record
Organizers for Railway Interchange 2015, held in Minneapolis, Minn. on Oct. 4-7, 2015, announced today that total registered attendance for the USA-based combined exhibition and technical conference reached 9,571, a new record. The exhibition showcased the latest technology, services and research...
scott-commo-elected-to-remsa-board-of-directors
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) announced Oct. 14, 2015 the election of a new director, Scott Commo, to join the REMSA board of directors. The election took place at the REMSA Annual Membership Meeting last week in conjunction with...