Author: Kevin Smith


Advanced Telematics Make RailPulse Possible

Brad Myers, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Amsted Digital Solutions, explains to Kevin Smith how advances in telematics technology are making RailPulse possible. Central to the success of the


Finding the North American Railcar Fleet’s Pulse

RailPulse is a cross-industry coalition of companies seeking to optimize the collection and use of data on freight car performance metrics to improve service on the North American rail freight network. Kevin

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Brandt Shows R5 Power Unit on Exhibition Floor

The centerpiece of the Brandt exhibit at Railway Interchange is the R5 Power Unit, a new road-rail car mover that the company says can support tasks ranging from maintenance of way, revenue service and emergency response, offering improved performance over previous versions of the vehicle.