RAILWAY AGE, JULY 2022 ISSUE: Reducing rail wear and mitigating noise in tight curves are among the benefits of lubrication and its high-tech equivalent, friction management.
“Examining Freight Rail Safety” was the theme of a June 14 hearing of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. The aim: for members “to hear from government and stakeholder witnesses about the state of freight rail safety and issues pertinent to keeping rail operations, rail workers and communities safe.” Railway Age provides a roundup.
RAILWAY AGE, JULY 2021 ISSUE: Today’s suppliers are not only providing lubrication and friction management systems that significantly reduce rail wear and fuel expenses, but also developing all-weather products and remote monitoring capabilities that lower the railroads’ cost of ownership—and maximize performance.
RAILWAY AGE, JUNE 2021 ISSUE: Suppliers are providing the latest technologies to help railroads assess rail alignment and health, quickly and accurately.
Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc. has acquired the railroad services divisions of Montana Hydraulics, LLC. The products and services acquired will be managed under Loram Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Loram.
Effective Jan. 1, 2021, under a corporate realignment, Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) will be doing business as Loram Technologies, Inc.