By modern standards, railroads are ancient organizations. In fact, if railroads were a person, they’d look around at most of the businesses out there and exclaim, “You kids, you don’t know what it means to do real work…” But railroads are...
Let’s be honest. The freight railroad industry is seldom on the leading bleeding edge of innovation. There are good and practical reasons for that, too. Being “first” is a very expensive proposition in money, risk, and effort. But one thing...
They’d been warned. The teen girls instantly levitated above the train tracks they were sitting on when the classic train whistle screamed at them to move. Then they ran as fast as any Olympic track star out of the blocks...
Cold Steel You don't need to look for new switchyard engineers on the job. You just have to listen for them. There is nothing kind or delicate about switching operations. The cold hard fact is that a railroad's rolling steel is...
Hunker-Down. It's what business usually does when uncertainty strikes. With no shortage of uncertainty this year, it's also what the rail industry did – at first. But then in the last 4 months of 2020, the acceleration of change has begun...
The future of rail? Precision Train Builder™ Check out the conversation with Railway Age editor-in-chief, Bill Vantuono and PST's President, Seenu Chundru. A very exciting future is ahead. https://www.railwayage.com/podcasts/ps-technology-precision-train-builder-with-seenu-chundru-rail-group-on-air-podcast/
PS Technology is making waves in the Rail Industry. Read more here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/oracle/2018/09/10/railroads-roll-ahead-with-cloud-based-crew-management/ The ability to offer technology solutions, which are based upon scaled enterprise software, is a major change in momentum and capability for Non-Class I railroads. These efficiencies used...