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According to Rail Vision, its ShuntingYard system “automatically detects and classifies objects within a range of 200 meters [218 yards]—in any weather or light conditions.” (Image Courtesy of Rail Vision)
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Supply Side: RailVision, Wabtec

A U.S. Class I railroad has taken delivery of Rail Vision Ltd.’s monitoring and obstacle detection system for yards. Also, Wabtec Corporation’s Green Friction braking system will be deployed on RER A line trains operating in the Paris, France, metropolitan area.

“Wabtec has a proven history of providing integrated services designed to maximize reliability and availability of customers' locomotives at optimal operating costs,” said Danilo Miyasato, President and Regional Leader of Wabtec in Latin America, during the announcement of its 10-year master service agreement for Vale's Evolution Series locomotive fleet at Estrada de Ferro Carajás (EFC) railway in Brazil. “This contract reinforces our long-standing working relationship with Vale to drive sustainable and efficient growth of EFC's railway operations.” (Wabtec Photograph)

Wabtec Lands Another Vale Contract (UPDATED 6/10)

Global mining company Vale has signed a 10-year master service agreement valued at approximately $340 million (R$1.8 billion) with Wabtec Corporation “to increase the efficiency and operations” of the Evolution Series (EVO) locomotive

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Wabtec Achieves Cybersecurity Certification

Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) on May 6 announced that it has achieved the IEC 62443-4-1 certification, “a benchmark for cybersecurity development lifecycle processes used on industrial automation and control systems (IACS) products.”

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Wabtec: ‘Strong’ Start to 2024 ‘Continues Momentum’ From 2023 (UPDATED, 4/25)

“The Wabtec team delivered a strong start to 2024, continuing the momentum experienced in 2023. This was evidenced by higher sales, margin expansion, and increased earnings in the quarter,” President and CEO Rafael Santana said in an April 24 earnings announcement. Sales were up 13.8% year-over-year, driven by sales growth in both the Freight and Transit segments.

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Female Engineers on a Mission

Engineering is a profession that has traditionally been male dominated. In fact, men outnumber women in the global engineering workforce 86.3% to 13.7% (Source: Fictiv). But for innovation to thrive, it requires

Engines of Change

RAILWAY AGE, MARCH 2024 ISSUE: The locomotive market is in a state of flux with numerous options in multiple stages of design and test. Apologies for the all-too-obvious wordplays, but the market

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People News: SEPTA, Wabtec

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) appoints Elisa Cunningham as Chief Technology Officer. Also, Wabtec Corporation elevates Kyra Yates to Vice President of Investor Relations.