Union Pacific on June 7 joined the RailPulse coalition, which was formed in late 2020 to “develop, broaden and accelerate the use of GPS and other telematics technologies in North America’s freight rail industry.”

RailPulse Outlines Three-Phase Pilot

RailPulse is developing a cloud-based telematics platform in an aim “to accelerate the adoption of GPS and other technologies across the North American railcar network.” Late last month, it outlined a three-phase approach to development, which is slated to be complete in second-quarter 2023.

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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.

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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

Railinc Cited Among ‘2021 Best Places to Work in IT’

Railinc Corp. has been named as one of ‘2021 Best Places to Work in IT’ by tech media company IDG’s Insider Pro and Computerworld. This award recognized the 100 top organizations “that challenge their IT staffs while providing