Locomotives

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ZTR BOA™-WS has no constrictions ZTR Control Systems’ new BOA™-WS (Bolt-on Adhesion™-Excitation/Wheel Slip Control System) is designed to boost tractive effort on EMD Dash-2 locomotives without replacing the entire Dash-2 control system.

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Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, organizers of the 2014 High Horsepower (HHP) Summit, have announced the keynote and full speaker lineup for the third annual conference and expo, taking place Oct. 7-9 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New...
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Positive Train Control retrofits and complex locomotive upgrade programs are among the factors that “have put tremendous pressure on railroad drafting departments,” says ZTR Rail Division General Manager Matthew Scott. ZTR’s new Locomotive Schematic Update Service “is helping to take...
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Wabtec Corp. said Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 it has acquired Dia-Frag, a manufacturer of friction products based in Monte Alto, Brazil. Dia-Frag has annual sales of about $40 million. Wabtec did not disclose any financial details of acquisition. Dia-Frag manufactures friction products...
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New York Air Brake LLC and Knorr-Bremse Group sister company Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, working in conjunction with Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), have created the Knorr-Bremse North America Mechatronics Laboratory at RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering ...
railhead-corp-marks-50-years
Alsip, Ill.-based Railhead Corp. said Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 that it is celebrating the half-century mark this month. The company provides digital video products for the transportation industry, with customized mobile and stationary video surveillance for freight railroads, regional/commuter rail, and...

railhead-corp-marks-50-years
Alsip, Ill.-based Railhead Corp. said Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 that it is celebrating the half-century mark this month. The company provides digital video products for the transportation industry, with customized mobile and stationary video surveillance for freight railroads, regional/commuter rail, and...
maersk’s-hansen-caterpillar’s-bozung-join-kcs
Erik B. Hansen, who has spent more than 25 years in leadership positions at A.P. Moller-Maersk and affiliated companies, has joined Kansas City Southern as Vice President Intermodal. Daniel B. Bozung, who has held positions in marketing, corporate public affairs,...
ztr-boa™-ws-has-no-constrictions
ZTR Control Systems’ new BOA™-WS (Bolt-on Adhesion™-Excitation/Wheel Slip Control System) is designed to boost tractive effort on EMD Dash-2 locomotives without replacing the entire Dash-2 control system. “The BOA™-WS system is designed to integrate into the Dash-2 system with minimal installation...
rsi-cma-crs-2014-nearly-sold-out
Exhibit space is 85% sold for RSI/CMA 2014 and the Canadian Rail Summit (CRS), the upcoming industry trade show and technical conference highlighting the U.S. and Canadian railway and railway supply industries’ newest research, products, and services. “With more than 120...
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According to the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), “Many railway suppliers are interested in expanding their customer base and business partners abroad, particularly in the growing market of South America and in Europe. The RSI/REMSA...