Photo by Carolina Worrell

Rebuilds Rule

RAILWAY AGE, MAY 2023 ISSUE: Railinc’s analysis of the North American locomotive fleet reveals that the size of the total fleet decreased slightly in 2022.

David Nahass, Railway Age Financial Editor

Rail Equipment Finance 2023 Key Takeaways

FINANCIAL EDGE, RAILWAY AGE APRIL 2023 ISSUE: In its 37th iteration, Tony Kruglinski’s Rail Equipment Finance Conference (REF) once again took place at the oasis in the desert: The LaQuinta Resort and

BAI and Netskrt offer railway operators and passengers affordable onboard video streaming, that reduces the load on the internet bandwidth, and improves overall Wi-Fi performance. (Photo: Business Wire)
  • News

Supply Side: Netskrt Systems/BAI, TransmetriQ, Cummins/Leclanché

Netskrt Systems and BAI Communications (BAI) team up to offer streaming to railway operators in the UK, Europe and North America. Also, TransmetriQ enables detailed railcar lease, health and location insights; and Cummins Inc. and Leclanché S.A (Leclanché) collaborate on lower-emissions solutions for use in rail and marine applications.

(Railinc Photo)

Railinc Optimizes Umler®

Railinc on Feb. 21 reported that the process for updating railcar data has been “optimized” in the Umler® system to allow for “more efficient interline service.”

TransmetriQ Releases Asset Manager for Railcar Fleets

TransmetriQ, a Railinc® brand, has introduced its Asset Manager, which provides railcar fleet owners and managers “instant visibility of the location, health and status of their assets,” the company reported on Feb. 16.


Real-Time Tracking: What Are We Waiting For?

“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