Longtime rail executive Donald A. (DJ) Stadtler Jr. has joined the Board of Directors at Wi-Tronix, LLC, a Bolingbrook, Ill.-based provider of advanced IoT platforms for the rail industry.
AECOM, Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS), RATP Dev USA, STV, and Wi-Tronix have added to their executive teams.
The Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC) will equip its switching locomotive fleet with fuel consumption and idle reduction monitoring, incident investigation and mechanical health status, and high-coupling force alert technologies from Wi-Tronix.
RAILWAY AGE, AUGUST 2020 ISSUE: Improvements in train handling, fuel efficiency and safety are all possible through the advanced microprocessor technology quickly becoming standard on locomotives.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will complete deployment of the Wi-Tronix® Violet Edge IoT Platform on its diesel locomotive fleet in an effort to enhance the safety of its trains and to improve service reliability.
Wi-Tronix, LLC and Grupo Mexico Transportes (GMXT) continue to build a long-term partnership aimed at leveraging Wi-Tronix technologies to save fuel, improve productivity and enhance safety as part of Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR).
Advanced Internet of Things (IoT) services provider Wi-Tronix, LLC recently celebrated its 15th year in the rail industry.
Car and locomotive lessor Wells Fargo Rail and Anacostia Rail Holdings Class III property New York & Atlantic Railway have ordered Wi-Tronix Violet Edge onboard technology, which includes Connected Event Recorder, PTC Event Recorder and Digital Video Recorder (DVR), all based on a robust Internet of Things (IoT) platform designed specifically for the rail industry. “Advanced technology enables remote access to synchronized information, in addition to a suite of analytic tools and actionable alerts that make rail operations safer,” Wi-Tronix noted.
Wi-Tronix, LLC has reached a milestone of more than 2,000 of its Violet Edge locomotive event recorders ordered or installed industry-wide.
Veteran railway engineering professional Dave Semple will join Wi-Tronix LLC as Director – Wi-Tronix Australia/New Zealand on March 4. Based in Sydney, Australia, Semple will lead the region’s market strategy and execution as Wi-Tronix continues to build a global client base.