Bentley Systems’ Rail Predictive Maintenance platform “enables railways to understand rail asset condition to improve maintenance decisions, predict asset deterioration to help optimize maintenance schedules, and allows to access to data wherever it adds the most value, in the office or on site,” the company says.
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“Managing a reliable and safe rail corridor is typically performed with insufficient information and limited resources,” according to Bentley Systems. “Compounding the problem is a continuous flood of data.”
Using Bentley software, the engineering team assigned to China’s 205-mile Dali-Ruili Railway utilized comprehensive BIM (Building Information Modeling) strategy for design work involving all disciplines. BIM is described as “a process to help manage complexity and improve performance in construction projects.”
Bentley’s ProjectWise document management system allowed the Fluor/HDR design team and its 38 external teaming partners on the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) Eagle P3 commuter rail project to work as a single entity, saving about $3 million and enabling on-time project delivery.
The California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) is planning the first dedicated high-speed rail system in the U.S. When completed, it will enable passengers to travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, at speeds greater than 200 mph.
Bentley Systems, Inc., a global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, is calling for submissions to its Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards program.
BSM Technologies and Lat-Lon announced the BSM Technology Innovation Award recognizing leadership and innovation in providing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in the rail industry.
Pentair offers the Schroff Interscale plartform, a new concept for building embedded systems that offers design flexibility and affordable customization for industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), which operates the Atlanta Streetcar 2.7-mile Downtown Loop light rail line, has contracted with Siemens to maintain the fleet of four S70 LRVs which it supplied prior to the opening of the line in December 2014.
Biarri Rail, a Victoria, Australia-based global provider of planning and scheduling software for freight railroads, has landed a major North American contract with Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS) for Boss MP Loco, its cloud-based locomotive master planning software. The company has a U.S. office in Chicago led by CEO Tom Forbes.