RAILWAY AGE JUNE 2024 ISSUE: If you’re in the industry long enough, chances are that eventually you’ll come across a story about a wayward railcar—not necessarily an anecdote about a railcar ending

ZTR, GATX PIVOT™ to Telematics

ZTR and GATX have signed a strategic agreement to install PIVOT™, ZTR’s new railcar remote monitoring telematics solution, on GATX’s North American railcar fleet. It will interface, the companies say, with the

Rebuilt Power for Quebec’s SOPOR

SOPOR (Société du port ferroviaire de Baie-Comeau) has taken delivery of a remanufactured locomotive at its Baie-Comeau facility, located on the St. Lawrence River on Quebec’s North Shore. SOPX 7306 is former

The hybrid-electric locomotives, which will be equipped with ZTR-supplied batteries, power electronics and controls, will be built at UP's Little Rock, Ark., facility. (UP photo)

UP, ZTR Partner on Hybrid-Electric Locomotives

Union Pacific Railroad (UP) and ZTR, a locomotive control systems supplier, announced on Oct. 6 a partnership to build hybrid-electric locomotives. The locomotives will be built at UP’s North Little Rock, Ark., facility with the first prototype expected to be delivered in late 2023 and five additional units arriving in 2024.

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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Health Monitoring in Real Time

RAILWAY AGE AUGUST 2022 ISSUE: Artificial Intelligence, supported by continuous communications, is rapidly turning “fix it before it fails” into the industry’s mantra.

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Supplier Innovations Virtual Event Series 2021

Railway Age and Railway Track & Structures are celebrating rail innovations in September. On Sept. 15, 22 and 29, we will host virtual events showcasing new products and innovations that impact the maintenance-of-way and rail industries.

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Preparedness Pays Off

RAILWAY AGE, AUGUST 2021 ISSUE: For railroads, keeping ahead of the next “polar vortex” means boosting communications and partnering with shippers, other carriers and suppliers, early.