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Rail Vision, Loram Launch Pilot Project

Rail Vision Ltd. has received an order from Loram for its AI-driven Shunting Yard System for a pilot project “aimed at leveraging Rail Vision’s advanced technology to enhance Loram’s rail track maintenance

Loram Technologies, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. John Carter (R-Tex.; pictured) at a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Global Rail Campus in Georgetown, Tex. (Photograph Courtesy of REMSA and NRC)
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Loram Technologies to Launch Global Rail Campus

Loram Technologies, Inc. on May 3 held a groundbreaking ceremony in Georgetown, Tex., for its new Global Rail Campus, which will comprise a corporate office and facility for the production and manufacture of maintenance-of-way equipment and inspection technologies.

“We are excited to welcome the team from Sentient Science’s rail business unit to Loram Technologies,” said Greg Grissom, President of Loram Technologies. “Their expertise and innovative products will help us continue our mission of using data to understand the root causes of track challenges and make informed decisions.”
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Loram Acquires Digital Twin for Rail From Sentient Science

Loram, a maintenance-of-way equipment and services provider based in Hamel, Minn., has announced its acquisition of the rail business unit of Sentient Science. The products, team and intellectual property will be managed by Loram Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loram.

NS will present 15 customers and suppliers with inaugural Thoroughbred Sustainability Partner Awards in January 2023.

Class I Briefs: NS, UP

Norfolk Southern (NS) recognizes 15 customers and suppliers for leadership in energy efficiency, innovation and environmental stewardship. Also, Union Pacific (UP) reports the Mexican government’s extension of the Carta Porte grace period.

Herzog’s ACT was used to assist with reconstruction of tracks impacted by Hurricane Ian in southwest Florida. (Photograph Courtesy of Herzog)
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Digitizing Drainage

RAILWAY AGE NOVEMBER 2022 ISSUE: High-production machines and attachments, as well as computerized inspection vehicles, are built by (and sometimes operated under) multiple suppliers to help dump, spread, tamp, profile and clean ballast, helping to keep track in its place.

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials called a June 14 hearing to address rail safety. Pictured: Subcommittee Chair Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-N.J.).

For House Rail Subcommittee, an Earful on Safety

“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.

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Rocky Road

RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2021 ISSUE: The three most important words to a railroad chief engineer are (pardon the alliteration; I’m sure you’ve heard this before) drainage, drainage and drainage.

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Extending Rail Life, With Precision

RAILWAY AGE, MAY 2021 ISSUE: Regular steel rail maintenance not only extends service life, but also helps ensure safety. That’s why suppliers of grinding, milling and welding equipment and services are always fine-tuning and introducing new offerings to meet railroad needs. They discuss those, and today’s market.