CN has ordered 1,000 high-cube grain hopper cars from National Steel Car, Hamilton, Ont., to replace aging equipment and accommodate increasing annual Western Canadian crop yields. The order closely follows the Canadian government’s passing of Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act.
For the 22nd consecutive year, Strato, Inc. has received TTX Company’s SECO (Supplier Evaluation Committee) Award. The 2017 SECO award placing Strato in the category of top companies earning the TTX Excellent Supplier designation.
Miner Enterprises has acquired Texas-based DFW Grating, a manufacturer of metal grating products.
The boards of General Electric and Wabtec on May 21, 2018 approved the merger of GE Transportation with Wabtec in a deal worth $11.1 billion. The merger will make Wabtec a Fortune 500 company and a major player in the railway equipment and services market, with operations in more than 50 countries.
The Association of American Railroads released a white paper highlighting technology’s role in making the U.S. rail network more efficient, reliable, and safer.
The Emery Rail Heritage Trust has awarded $60,000 in grants to Friends of the 261 and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society (FWRHS) to fund Positive Train Control (PTC) on two historic steam locomotives: Milwaukee Road 261 and Nickel Plate Road 765. Each organization will receive $30,000 to launch individual fundraising efforts to cover the estimated $120,000 cost per locomotive for PTC implementation.
Machine vision technology will help CN keep an eye on its network of steel machinery.
WASHINGTON – Technology class was in session for Congress Monday, courtesy of Class I railroads.
Railhead has introduced the RH-UG6W-75DC, a smaller profile, universal locomotive LED bulb.
The Association of American Railroads is offering an up-close view of technology as seen through a railroad lens.