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ZTR aims for "intelligent, connected locomotives"
ZTR Control Systems, a supplier of monitoring and control systems for the railway and industrial off-road equipment markets since 1987, is focusing its R&D and product development efforts on digital…
ZTR gives locomotive batteries a new KickStart
The newest, lighter-weight version of the ZTR Control Systems KickStart locomotive battery assist uses supercapacitor technology to augment the power required to start the locomotive engine, minimizing the drop in…
New control module from ZTR
ZTR Control Systems has introduced the NEXSYS™III-i MD Module, a new version of its NEXSYS™ locomotive control system designed for “mother-daughter” (traditionally known as “cow-calf” or “mother-slug”) locomotive applications.
ZTR Control Systems expands to Berlin
ZTR Control Systems will soon be launching a new office in Berlin, Germany, a major European logistics hub, adding to existing facilities in Minneapolis and London, Ontario.
ZTR offers locomotive overhaul technologies
ZTR™, a leading supplier of control systems for locomotive modernization and equipment monitoring, offers “flexible upgrade solutions for older locomotives to improve tractive effort, reliability, and locomotive health information, allowing…
ZTR wins SmartStart® contract in Germany
DB Schenker Rail, Germany, has awarded ZTR Control Systems a contract for more than 300 SmartStart® AESS (Automatic Engine Start-Stop) systems.
From ZTR, a locomotive schematic outsourcing resource
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 introduces low-profile axle generator
ZTR now offers its Locomotive Axle Generator™ in a PCD (pitch circle diameter, also known as BCD, or bolt circle diameter) 6 X 4.5 bolt pattern. The new device is…
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.
Load controllers: Out with the old, in with the new
ZTR has introduced its Locomotive ELC (Electronic Load Controller), which the company describes as “a low cost way for switcher locomotives to improve reliability and adhesion.”
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