For the first time in the U.S., Siemens Mobility will be showing at Railway Interchange 2019 (RSSI Booth #4137) its TPS Online Movement Planning Solution, currently “one of the most talked-about technologies since successful deployment across Europe including the U.K., Germany, France and Scandinavia, where it is currently supporting Norway’s autonomous train operations.”
Trucking, intermodal and logistics services provider Schneider has added a new service to its lineup of Intermodal solutions: Schneider Rail Dray, which focuses on the initial and end moves of intermodal transportation, getting freight from shipper to ramp and ramp to receiver.
American Turbocharger Technologies LLC (ATT), a subsidiary of A. Stucki Company, recently completed expansion of its operation by adding a new 7,500-square-foot building, which adds to the 20,000-plus square feet ATT already occupies to refurbish power-boosting turbochargers, primarily for railroad locomotives but also for marine and industrial applications.
Pittsburgh-based Hitachi Rail STS USA has partnered with the Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE) program at Penn State Altoona to donate a MicroLok® Wayside Control System.
Two vacant seats on the five-member Surface Transportation Board (STB) could be filled by early 2020, as a Democrat—to be paired with an already nominated Republican—has emerged as a likely nominee.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ended September 14, 2019, and it’s the same sad, old song and dance with regards to volume.
EnviroServe recently opened of a new office in Denver, Colo., which brings the company’s total operations to 17 locations across multiple states.
GWIP, LLC, a managed affiliate of The Broe Group, has sold a land parcel within the Windsor, Colo., Great Western Industrial Park (GWIP) to Intersand America Corp., a global cat litter producer.
Nexxiot, a Zurich, Switzerland-based digitized supply chain company, is expanding into the U.S. and has established Dallas, Tex., headquarters with a newly formed management team. Nexxiot will exhibit at Railway Interchange in Minneapolis (Booth 2926).
Wabtec has partnered with Septentrio, a Belgian manufacturer of GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) equipment, to supply GPS receivers for its GoLINC™ Edge locomotive onboard mobile data center platform, “providing positioning, connectivity and data storage, and enhancing Positive Train Control (PTC) with the adoption of even higher-precision positioning technology.”