Railways are harvesting increasing volumes of data on the performance of their assets. But converting raw data into meaningful insights remains a challenge for many industry organizations. At the May 29 Rise of IoT and Big Data in Rail conference in Munich, organized by Rotaia Media, suppliers, tech companies, train operators and infrastructure managers described how they are harnessing the power of data through advanced asset management systems.
New from PTSI Transportation is an upgraded digital version of its multi-media Route Learning System™, described as “an enhanced physical characteristics training tool.”
NDYLTK Rail is now a wholly owned subsidiary of LTK Engineering Services of Ambler, Pa., and has changed its name to LTK Australia Pty Ltd.
A second infusion of federal funding lent a festive atmosphere to kickoff for the latest expansion of Boston’s transit system.
New York is moving ahead with long-sought plans to get people from the train to the plane.
CRRC MA, which is constructing new passenger railcars for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Orange and Red lines in Boston, recently held a Supplier Diversity and Procurement Fair encompassing more than 40 minority and women owned businesses and approximately 150 corporations.
Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) International has named planning, design and engineering firm VHB, Watertown, Mass., 2018 Employer of the Year.
SKF and Siemens Mobility have entered into a partnership that will integrate SKF’s Insight Rail condition-based maintenance technology Siemens’ Railigent Application Suite, which is linked with MindSphere, an IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) operating system.
Bentley Systems has received one of 39 2018 Microsoft CityNext Partner of the Year awards “for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of user solutions based on Microsoft technology.” There were more than 2,600 entrants from 115 countries.
First cars, then rockets. Now a major U.S. city will find out if Elon Musk can revolutionize rail travel.