Operation and maintenance of the Pueblo, Colo.-based Transportation Technology Center (TTC) began transitioning to ENSCO, Inc., this week, with completion slated for October.
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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on March 15 reported that its wholly owned subsidiary, the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., has a new name: MxV Rail.
RAILWAY AGE MARCH 2022 ISSUE: Since 2020, Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) has been conducting tests to evaluate the capability of electromagnetic acoustic transducer (EMAT) nondestructive evaluation (NDE) technology to detect internal defects in railroad wheels.
Culver City, Calif.-based Parallel Systems has been awarded a $4.4 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to test its autonomous, battery-electric-powered railcar technology. DOE is distributing a total of $175 million to 68 projects through the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).
The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have developed a new Rail Escort Vehicle to transport security personnel during the shipment of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste; it is on its way to the Transportation Technology Center, Inc., (TTCI) for the final phase of testing.
RAILWAY AGE, JANUARY 2022 ISSUE: The Automated Cracked Wheel Detector System safely detects wheels with internal defects, without interrupting revenue service.
RAILWAY AGE, DECEMBER 2021 ISSUE: Wayside inspection equipment is helping railroads ensure that rolling stock operates safely and efficiently.
Representatives from the U.S. Department of Transportation recently had a test ride of Caltrain’s Stadler-built KISS EMU (electric multiple-unit), which is now in the final stages of testing at Transportation Technology Center, Inc. in Pueblo, Colo.
The League of Railway Women (LRW) has added BNSF Logistics’ Vickie Vaughn and Trinity Industries’ Shundrekia Stewart to its Board of Directors; they will serve as Deputy Chairs of Education and Membership, respectively.
Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads (AAR), is establishing an independent training and on-track testing facility in Pueblo, Colo., the company says “is capable of meeting the needs of today’s rail industry and testing tomorrow’s transportation solutions.” Located south of TTCI’s existing USDOT-owned facility, it will be operational in 2022.