RAILWAY AGE, AUGUST 2023 ISSUE: Railroads and suppliers share strategies and the latest tech for combatting cold climate challenges.
New York Air Brake
“AEI (Automatic Equipment Identification) technology is 40 years old and tells us where our shipment was. What we need is a technology that tells us where our shipment is, and a more
New York Air Brake’s (NYAB) DB-60 II™ with Brake Cylinder Maintaining™ (BCM™) earns “unconditional approval” from the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Also, RailState’s network of sensors now covers all of Canada, spanning both CN and Canadian Pacific.
Knorr-Bremse, the parent company of New York Air Brake, has appointed Marc Llistosella as CEO for a period of three years from January 1, 2023.
RAILWAY AGE AUGUST 2022 ISSUE, ANNUAL REPORT ON WINTER PREPAREDNESS: Railroads are proactive when it comes to countering winter weather effects. They work together and with suppliers to reduce risk and ensure that traffic keeps moving—safely.
As the process of digitalization in North American rail freight gathers pace, we discover how connecting freight railcar air brake data to cloud analytics can change the industry. Here’s an example of how it will drive efficiency and deliver rail and cargo applications that industry participants need.
Alstom is among the founding partners of McGill University’s new Sustainable Growth Initiative (SGI). Also, Knorr-Bremse is a now customer of and strategic investor in Swiss firm Nexxiot.
KLW (Knoxville Locomotive Works, Inc.) and Cummins Inc. on March 6 announced completion of its first KLWX 4400 ACT4, a remanufactured line-haul locomotive equipped with an EPA Tier 4-certified, 4,400-hp Cummins QSK95 prime-mover. The prototype locomotive is currently operating on CN, where it is undergoing reliability and performance testing.
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.
New York Air Brake LLC (NYAB) on Sept. 29 announced what it is calling a “realignment strategy” for its North American manufacturing operations that involves launching production in Ciudad Acuña, Mexico; “shifting capacity and production scope” at three U.S. facilities—Salisbury, N.C.; and Nixa and Kansas City, Mo.—“completing a substantial manufacturing refocus” at its Watertown, N.Y., facility to a machining operation. The company broke the news to employees on Sept. 29.