Bentley Systems

Alstom and Plastic Omnium are teaming to develop hydrogen storage systems for the rail market. Pictured: Alstom’s Coradia iLint hydrogen train.

Supply Side: Alstom, Bentley, Cattron/JMA Railroad Supply Co.

Alstom and Plastic Omnium are partnering to develop hydrogen storage systems for the rail market. In addition, infrastructure engineering software firm Bentley Systems has announced the finalists of its annual infrastructure awards program, and Cattron has selected JMA Railroad Supply Co. as its manufacturing representative.

BRC is using a new cloud-based crew management system from PS Technology to automate record-keeping and scheduling processes.

Supply Side: PS Technology, Wabtec, Senceive, Bentley

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.

Savage has selected Octopi’s terminal operating system for a new intermodal terminal at Union Pacific’s rail yard in Pocatello, Idaho. Its teams will place loaded containers onto railcars that will be transported to the Northwest Seaport Alliance ports in Tacoma and Seattle, Wash.

Supply Side: Bentley, Octopi

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.

Supply Side: Bentley, FourKites, LEDtronics

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.

“The fund will target investments in transformational digital twin solutions supporting the design, simulation, construction, and/or operations of physical infrastructure,” said Bentley Systems.

Bentley Launches $100MM iTwin Ventures Fund

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.”

CN has seven Duos Railcar Inspection Portals (rip®) currently in operation along its network.

Supply Side: CN Signs Contract with Duos, Bentley Launches Virtuosity

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.