New York Air Brake’s DB-60 II™ with Brake Cylinder Maintaining™ (BCM™)

Supply Side: NYAB, RailState

New York Air Brake’s (NYAB) DB-60 II™ with Brake Cylinder Maintaining™ (BCM™) earns “unconditional approval” from the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Also, RailState’s network of sensors now covers all of Canada, spanning both CN and Canadian Pacific.

Now On Line: Railway Age December 2022 Digital Edition

Railway Age’s December 2022 issue is now available digitally, featuring a 2023 Outlook that recommends railroads “Proceed with Caution.”

(A. Stucki Company Photograph)

For Stucki, a New Owner

Private-equity firm Stellex Capital Management LLC has acquired A. Stucki Company, a Moon Township, Pa.-based provider of engineered parts and services for railroad rolling stock.

Minster of Labor Seamus O’Regan Jr.

10 Days Paid Sick Leave ‘Now a Reality’: Canada

Ten days of paid sick leave (medical leave with pay) is “now a reality in all federally regulated private sector workplaces,” railroads among them, the Government of Canada announced on Dec. 1.

ENSCO-Led Group Lands USDOE Nuclear Waste Car Contract

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a contract to a consortium led by ENSCO, Inc. and including Kasgro Rail Corp., Oak Ridge Technologies LLC and RailcarCO Corp. to fabricate

Railroad Safety Through Data, with Jeffrey Necciai and Ed Harris, Duos Technologies – RAIL GROUP ON AIR

Duos Technologies is one of the leaders of artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, machine vision and other advanced technologies the railroads are increasingly leveraging. Chief Technology Officer Jeffrey Necciai and Duos Board

(Photograph Courtesy of Port of Long Beach)
Commentary

Cowen: Measuring Supply Chain Shifts

A COVID-induced supply chain spiral led to a logistical conundrum that forced shippers and executive teams to adapt to an ever-changing global environment. As the dust begins to settle, we, at Cowen Research, are taking a closer look at the more long-lasting changes across the supply chain and consumers. A multi-sector angle provides insight into the long-term impact for supply chains and beneficiaries of these shifts.

Chinese-made coupler. Source: https://newertrain.en.made-in-china.com/product/ABFJOVWonLrP/China-Railway-Wagon-Coupler-for-Trains-Coupling.html

USITC: U.S. Suppliers ‘Materially Injured’ by China- and Mexico-Sourced Couplers

Following an investigation based on provisions of the Tariff Act of 1930, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) has determined there is “reasonable indication that an industry in the U.S. is materially injured [from] imports of certain freight rail couplers and parts thereof from China and Mexico.”

TransmetriQ earlier this year debuted the Rail Management System, which offers shipment tracking and ETA information, electronic bill of lading capabilities and analytics, all in one platform.

Supply Side: TransmetriQ, RailHaul

TransmetriQ, the commercial products unit of Railinc, has added electronic bills of lading (eBOL) to its Rail Management System. Also, RHT RailHaul Technologies Inc. has introduced a battery-powered freight railcar.

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WOMEN IN RAIL 2022

RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2022 ISSUE: Railway Age’s Women in Rail awards program celebrates strong women who excel at leadership, serving the community and contributing to the industry—above and beyond their day-to-day job responsibilities.

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