The Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC) has selected PS Technology’s (PST) crew management system; Wabtec Corp. will supply Alstom with advanced brake systems and other components for new trains in India; Canadian industrial technology group Eddyfi/NDT has acquired London-based Senceive Ltd.; and Bentley Systems, Inc., an infrastructure engineering software company, has established an education program and is purchasing two software providers.
Infrastructure engineering software firm Bentley Systems, Inc., has acquired Montreal-based INRO Software; Savage has selected a terminal operating system from Octopi, part of Navis and Cargotec Corp., for a new intermodal terminal at Union Pacific’s rail yard in Pocatello, Idaho.
Infrastructure engineering software firm Bentley Systems, Inc., is developing applications for digital twins with NVIDIA Omniverse; the FourKites® real-time supply chain visibility platform is offering a Tracking Quality Guarantee; and LEDtronics® is producing a new LED light fixture with an energy-efficient, high-lumen output.
Infrastructure engineering software firm Bentley Systems is calling for nominations for its 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure program.
Bentley Systems, Inc., has launched a $100 million corporate venture capital fund to “invest in promising technology companies addressing the emerging opportunity for infrastructure digital twin solutions for roadways, railways, waterways, bridges, utilities, industrial facilities, and other infrastructure assets.”
RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2020 ISSUE: CN’s Autonomous Track Inspection Program (ATIP) uses railcars equipped with sensors and artificial intelligence that automatically scan and analyze tracks while operating in revenue-service freight trains.
Bentley Systems, Inc., has hired three new executives for its infrastructure engineering software business and announced the honorees of its Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards. Also, Bentley and Microsoft Corp. have expanded a strategic alliance focused on “advancing infrastructure for smart city urban planning and smart construction.”
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CN has awarded a multi-year contract to Duos Technologies, Inc., for complete North American service, support, maintenance and spare components sourcing for the seven Railcar Inspection Portals (rip®) currently in operation along its network. Additionally, engineering software firm Bentley Systems, Inc., has established Virtuosity to combine subscriptions to Bentley applications, such as OpenRail, with training and expert services.
Despite the dramatic nature of railroad accidents, conveying goods and passengers by rail is the safest form of ground transportation when compared to other modes. Railway owner-operators are continually finding and implementing new safety innovations that could help prevent accidents and disruptions to service.