Nothing says fundamental transformation quite like Norfolk Southern’s new Network Operations Center, a murmuring, windowless bunker where the Class I has aggregated its dispatching in downtown Atlanta.
The acquisition of a pedestrian simulation software provider and the launch of a new design application are helping Bentley Systems Inc. integrate comprehensive digital workflows into passenger railway station design.
Bentley Systems now offers integration between its ProjectWise 365 Services and Microsoft 365. “The collaboration capabilities of Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Flow, alongside analytics from Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Power BI, can now be applied to mainstream automated digital workflows within ProjectWise,” the company said.
Bentley Systems Inc., a global provider of software for design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has acquired Agency9, a provider of web and mobile solutions for 3D visualization of geographic information and maps for collaboration and communication. The company was established in 2003 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Bentley Systems Inc., a global provider of comprehensive software for infrastructure design, construction and operations, has announced the forthcoming availability of iTwinTM Services, digital twin cloud services for infrastructure projects (project digital twins) and assets (performance digital twins). iTwinTM Services can be integrated with Bentley’s Connected Data Environment (CDE) for ProjectWise and AssetWise users.
Exhibit space and sponsorships are now open for sale at Railway Interchange 2019, the largest railway exhibition and technical conference in North America. Indoor and outdoor exhibits will be available at the Minneapolis Convention Center and BNSF Railway’s Northtown yard, respectively. Exhibits will be open September 22-24.
Aurizon, Australia’s largest rail freight operator, has contracted with Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Trimble Rail Solutions for the company’s R2M remote diagnostic and P2M planning and performance management systems.
Ermewa Group, a European lessor of industrial railcars and tank containers, has contracted with Amsted Digital Solutions for an end-to-end telematics platform for Ermewa’s digitalization initiatives.
The League of Railway Women (LRW) has launched its new website, www.railwaywomen.org, commensurate with it official name change from the “League of Railway Industry Women.”
The peak season for intermodal traffic is fast approaching, and CSX in late July announced numerous changes to interline service, in particular, those affecting Union Pacific customers with eastbound shipments. The changes are in effect as of Sept. 17, 2018.