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ENSCO Rail to Test Stadler DMUs at TTC

ENSCO Rail has reached an agreement with Salt Lake City, Utah-based Stadler US Inc., to conduct operational testing on Stadler FLIRT diesel multiple-unit (DMU) trainsets for Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) at

Pictured (left to right): Acacia Reber, ENSCO Rail; Chad Hewitt, HDR; and Brian Frizzell, Sasser Family Companies.
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People News: ENSCO, HDR, Sasser

ENSCO Rail hired Acacia Reber as Director of Marketing and Business Development. In addition, Chad Hewitt joined HDR as Senior Rail Project Manager, and Brian Frizzell has been promoted to lead two Sasser Family Companies subsidiaries.

Wabtec’s locomotive plant in Marhowrah, Bihar was recognized for the Best Skill Development Program at the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS)-Leapvault CLO Awards India.
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Supply Side: ENSCO, NYAB, Wabtec

Brazilian mining company VALE S.A. has selected ENSCO Rail for track inspection systems and software. In addition, New York Air Brake (NYAB) has earned TTX Company’s SECO (Supplier Evaluation Committee) Award; and Wabtec Corp.’s locomotive plant in Marhowrah, Bihar has received an award for its learning and skill development program.

Machine Vision: You CAN Fix What You Can’t See

RAILWAY AGE, SEPTEMBER 2020 ISSUE: Whether it’s the track structure or the equipment that operates on it, there are many things that the naked eye cannot readily see. Increasingly, machine vision technology is becoming the best way to identify potential flaws before they lead to failures.

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Sharper Angles, Deeper Dives

RAILWAY AGE, JUNE 2020 ISSUE: Geometry—for many, one of the least-favorite school subjects (“When are we ever going to actually use this stuff?!”)—is imperative to the rail industry. Finding faults, on the other hand, is a preoccupation for some people. But for railroads, it’s also critical. Safety depends upon both.

Preventive to Prescriptive to Predictive

Railway Age, June 2019 Issue, The Evolution in Track Geometry Technology: As railroaders know, establishing and maintaining proper track geometry requires frequent attention to maintain safe and fluid operation. Despite best efforts, derailments will occasionally occur due to geometry exceptions, prompting track engineers to look for more effective methods of correcting issues before they become problems.