“Our manufacturing operations are North American based, serving the needs of the freight and passenger rail industry,” NYAB President and CEO Ulisses Camilo said. “The new Springfield, Mo., center [for the Snyder Equipment division; pictured] is one more way we continue to address customer demand at the highest level possible today and tomorrow. (NYAB Photograph)
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Supply Side: Snyder Equipment, VHB

Snyder Equipment, a division of New York Air Brake (NYAB), celebrates a new manufacturing center in Springfield, Mo. Also, VHB opens a larger office in Newark, N.J.

New York Air Brake’s DB-60 II™ with Brake Cylinder Maintaining™ (BCM™)

Supply Side: NYAB, RailState

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.


New York Air Brake, Nexxiot Partner on Digitalization

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.

For KLW, Cummins, ‘The Next Step in Tier 4 Repowers’ (UPDATED)

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.

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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.

For NYAB, a Major Manufacturing Shift

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.

New From KBC/NYAB: EE-26™, EP 60/26™

Sister companies Knorr Brake Company (KBC) and New York Air Brake (NYAB) have introduced the jointly developed EE-26™ electropneumatic passenger rail brake system, which they say “is engineered for safety, performance, uptime and lower total cost of ownership.”

Rolling Processor Platforms

RAILWAY AGE, AUGUST 2020 ISSUE: Improvements in train handling, fuel efficiency and safety are all possible through the advanced microprocessor technology quickly becoming standard on locomotives.

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Cold Comfort

RAILWAY AGE, AUGUST 2020 ISSUE, ANNUAL WINTER PREPAREDNESS REPORT: Winter preparedness is essential for avoiding frozen equipment, malfunctioning cars, service delays or even suspended operations.
Fail to prepare for winter’s harsh conditions and your railroad will be running on ice—literally and figuratively. One railroad that prepares for winter’s onslaught is BNSF, which has some of the most rugged territory in North America.