The August 2022 issue of Railway Age is now available digitally, with deep dives into telematics, winter preparedness, and Canada’s Metrolinx.
Inside, you’ll find these features:
• Metrolinx on the Move — “Despite a few bumps in the road, Metrolinx is making progress on four light rail transit projects in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area,” writes Railway Age Canadian Contributing Editor John Thompson.
• Primed for Impact — Railroads are proactive when it comes to countering winter weather effects. They work together and with suppliers to reduce risk and ensure that traffic keeps moving—safely.
• Health Monitoring in Real Time — Artificial Intelligence, supported by continuous communications, is rapidly turning “fix it before it fails” into the industry’s mantra.
• Safety First: Identify, Invest, Innovate, Implement, Improve — In the eighth edition of “Timeout for Tech with Gary T. Fry, Ph.D., P.E.,” Fry covers derailment safety in the U.S. from 1975 to 2022—and goals for the future.
• RMS: One-Stop Shipping — TransmetriQ, the commercial products unit of Railinc, introduces Rail Management System (RMS), which offers shipment tracking and ETA information, electronic bill of lading capabilities and analytics, all in one platform.
Plus, Railway Age Capitol Hill Contributing Editor Frank N. Wilner addresses whether a June 30 Supreme Court ruling will chill the Surface Transportation Board and Federal Railroad Administration; Financial Editor David Nahass discusses why the labor dispute doesn’t seem to matter to railroads; and American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association President Chuck Baker stresses the importance of presenting a unified front.