Brad Myers, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Amsted Digital Solutions, explains to Kevin Smith how advances in telematics technology are making RailPulse possible. Central to the success of the
RailPulse is a cross-industry coalition of companies seeking to optimize the collection and use of data on freight car performance metrics to improve service on the North American rail freight network. Kevin
RAILWAY AGE, MAY 2023 ISSUE: Experts say the global rail market could exceed $13 billion in 10 years.
ASLRRA PERSPECTIVE, RAILWAY AGE MAY 2023 ISSUE: The question on the table is: “What is the biggest challenge facing the North American freight rail industry, and how can it be addressed?” The
ASLRRA PERSPECTIVE, RAILWAY AGE APRIL 2023 ISSUE: It has been a tumultuous two months of railroad reporting, commentary, and legislative and regulatory proposals since the derailment in East Palestine, Ohio—some factual, some speculative,
RailPulse’s cloud-based telematic platform is slated to be complete in the second half of 2023. Also, IntelliTrans partners with AllTranstek, LLC to improve railcar maintenance tracking.
“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
Union Pacific (UP) employees may notice some new tech riding the rails this fall—50 railcars equipped with a GPS device are being released onto the network, providing real-time information and visibility of the car’s location, condition and health to shippers, railcar owners and railroads.
RailPulse has an eighth member: Pittsburgh, Penn.-based railway investment and management company Railroad Development Corporation (RDC), which on Oct. 19 joined the coalition established in late 2020 to “develop, broaden and accelerate the use of GPS and other telematics technologies in North America’s freight rail industry.”
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.