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MxV Rail: Registration Now Open for 28th Annual AAR Research Review

MxV Rail announced March 20 that registration is now open for the 28th Annual Association of American Railroads (AAR) Research Review, which will take place in Pueblo, Colo., June 26-28, 2023, bringing together MxV Rail experts, leaders from Class I and short line railroads, university students, and suppliers from around the world.

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Wheel/Rail Friction RCFS Testing

MxV RAIL R&D, RAILWAY AGE MARCH 2022 ISSUE: MxV Rail (formerly TTCI) conducted a series of full-scale wheel/rail (W/R) rolling contact tests using its Rolling Contact Fatigue Simulator (RCFS) to investigate the

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25 UNDER 40

RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2023 ISSUE: Railway Age is proud to recognize 25 ‘Fast Trackers’ Under 40 in 2023.

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Registration Open for 2023 IWC

MxV Rail (formerly TTCI) and Amsted Rail will host the 20th International Wheelset Congress (IWC), to be held May 8-11 in Chicago. Registration is now open. UNIFE and its ERWA (European Railway

“We are constantly learning about the growing needs of our customer base and the [100%] renewal rates are a measurable indication that the positive internal changes are working,” said Chuck Ferry, CEO of Duos, an automated railcar inspection portal supplier. (Duos Photograph)

Supply Side: Duos; Ondas/Siemens/MxV Rail; Xpert Rail/Standard Rail

Duos Technologies achieves a 100% renewal rate of its recurring revenue contracts throughout 2022. Also, Ondas Networks lands a development order from Siemens Mobility on behalf of MxV Rail; and Canada’s Xpert Rail Consulting acquires Standard Rail Corporation’s Railcar Repair and Maintenance operations.

MxV Rail’s SERTC Returns to In-Person Training

The Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) at MxV Rail, formerly the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), has returned to in-person training for first responders around the world, MxV Rail, a subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) announced Jan. 16.

FIGURE 1. Example of traction motor components that failed from overheating. (Courtesy of MxV Rail)

MxV Rail R&D: Looking at Locomotives With LUTIS

RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2022 ISSUE: Traction Motor (TM) lockup in a locomotive can be disruptive to a railway’s operations. While modern locomotives are equipped with many onboard diagnostic sensors to provide condition feedback, high-load mechanical components such as the gear train often remain unmonitored.