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Product update: Friction modifiers and rail lubrication systems Locomotive manufacturers focus on modernization work as demand for units dwindles Outlook 2018: Rail-car forecast by Richard Kloster Rail safety technology: Suppliers showcase a range of offerings to help railroads boost safety Rail-car outlook: Where did the momentum go? — analysis by Richard Kloster Fleet Stats 2017: Class Is won't be acquiring many rail cars or locomotives this year CP, rail-car market updates were bright spots at Midwest shipper association's summer meeting Railroads stress better practices, new technologies to cut fuel consumption Passenger-rail locomotive builders pilot new technologies in a stable marketplace Technology update: On-board monitoring systems Union Pacific aims to drive innovation by empowering employees to use idea-sharing software Commentary: If things are so bad in the rail-car leasing industry, why are so many jumping in? Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Banks Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Equipment providers/Equipment Management Services Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Finance Companies Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Investment Banks Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Lessors Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Private Equity Firms Progressive Railroading's 2017 Finance and Leasing Guide: Professional Services/Consulting Rail finance and leasing execs expect a more business-friendly environment, and a better year, in 2017 — survey SEPTA seeks service improvements Amtrak's 'Liberty' will be the latest of Alstom's high-speed Avelia trains Technology update: Rail wheels and bearings Railroads continue to implement new technologies and processes aimed at reducing fuel usage Perspective: A Proposal for What's Next in Tank Car Design Rule change could help ease box-car supply problem — commentary by Richard Kloster Fleet Stats 2016: Class I railroads not planning to add many cars, locomotives to their fleets this year Fleet Stats 2016: Class I railroads stored more locomotives, cars in Q2 On-board locomotive monitoring technology (part 2) A DIY approach is helping Chicago's Metra stretch its rail-car rehab budget