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Railinc Locomotive Report: Economic Mirror

RAILWAY AGE MAY 2022 ISSUE: 2021’s minor fleet size decrease reflects COVID-19’s economic impacts and excess locomotive supply due to utilization improvements surrounding PSR (Precision Scheduled Railroading).

Heavyweights Dominate

RAILWAY AGE, APRIL 2022 ISSUE: Railinc’s annual analysis of the North American revenue-earning fleet reveals that the total fleet decreased in 2021 with all car types accounting for the loss. The average age of cars in the revenue-earning fleet was up, and new cars again trended large, with the majority having gross rail loads (GRL) of 286,000 pounds.

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25 UNDER 40

RAILWAY AGE FEBRUARY 2022 ISSUE: Railway Age is proud to recognize 25 “Fast Trackers” Under 40 in 2022.

(Kevin Ebi)

New From Railinc: Advanced ETA

RAILWAY AGE, DECEMBER 2021 ISSUE: The application of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and machine learning results in continuous, accurate reporting on railcar locations to improve shipping efficiency and reliability.

Quasar Platform Improves Rail Capabilities

Quasar Platform, an end-to-end supply chain visibility platform developed by Calgary, Alberta-based Cando Rail & Terminals, has added new features to its Shipment Management application that “significantly improve industrial shippers’ ability to

Starting July 1, all tank car pressure relief valves (PRV) being qualified (built or rebuilt) by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) must be entered into the Railinc Component Tracking program.
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Supply Side: AAR/Railinc, Siemens, TRAINFO Corp., HDR

Starting July 1, all tank car pressure relief valves (PRV) being qualified (built or rebuilt) by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) must be entered into the Railinc Component Tracking program; Siemens has launched a “Where the Jobs Are 2021” series to highlight the company’s training and career opportunities across the U.S.; TRAINFO Corp. is one of three companies in Manitoba to receive funding from the Canadian government through Western Economic Diversification Canada’s (WD) Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) program; and consulting firm HDR has acquired WKE, a multi-modal transportation engineering company based in Santa Ana, Calif.