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Rail Category: Rail Industry Trends  -  2016 Article Index

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Outlook 2017: AAR's Hamberger weighs in on regulatory challenges in the year ahead NTSB issues two-year 'Most Wanted' list Outlook 2017: Rail-car forecast by Richard Kloster Outlook 2017: Railroad contractors see challenges, opportunities Outlook 2017: Larry Laurello, Delta Railroad Construction Inc. Outlook 2017: Greg Grissom, Georgetown Rail Equipment Co. Outlook 2017: Bill Dorris, J-Track LLC Central Division Outlook 2017: Kevin Riddett, RailWorks Corp. Outlook 2017: Don Alexander, Savage Outlook 2017: Transit agency leaders forecast sunnier prospects Outlook 2017: Class I railroads expect another grind-it-out year InnoTrans 2016: Rail-industry suppliers display digital technologies as event breaks attendance records LRIW's 'Woman of the Year' Anamaria Bonilla focuses on technology, mentoring at Metro-North From the Editor: Digitization and digital culture represent a world of opportunities in rail country Despite a strong 2016 so far, the wood-tie market could soften in 2017 if freight-rail traffic doesn't pick up MetroLink's FTA grant aims to connect rail riders with wellness services Industry stakeholders weigh in on regulation, free trade, transit funding and other potential election-impacted issues Election 2016: What's at stake for rail? APTA: Local elections put transit funding to the test Perspective: RFID's Significance for U.S. Rail Safety and Efficiency Guest Comment: People development, a talent crisis and an opportunity by Nick Little RailTrends 2016 preview by Tony Hatch Drones, mobility and more: Supplier perspectives on next-level rail technology IBM: Cognitive computing key to railroads' ability to thrive in 2025 TTCI: Taking rail inspection to the next level The next wave of technological wonders in rail country NARP intern completes cross-country Amtrak trip to promote passenger rail, public transit Perspective: Wheel Shop Automation Improves Maintenance Operations Perspective: What’s Next for Rail is Secure SCADA Perspective: Drone Inspection Service Helps Extend Life of a Short-line Railroad Bridge Q2 railroad earnings: Lessons from a war of attrition — analysis by Tony Hatch The Pokemon Go trend: What (if anything) it means for railroaders Rising Stars talk about success, offer advice for the next generation of railroaders After 13 years of collaboration and determination, CREATE partners continue to take on Chicago’s tangled rail network The changing of the guard among Class I railroad CEOs continues From the editor: Rail rides the uncertainty curve Perspective: PTC Technology Increases Efficiency Railroads focus on cybersecurity threats created — often unintentionally — by employees, software vendors Perspective: Bringing the Locomotive Fleet into the Railroad Internet of Things (IoT) Freight-car repair shops find steady work despite dearth of demand for tank-car retrofits Perspective: Analytics Powered by Rail Data Perspective: Evolution of a Smarter View of Rail Switch Health For Class I railroads, college interns represent a next-generation talent pool Representing rail on Capitol Hill Perspective: Managing LiDAR Rail Infrastructure Big Data Perspective: Cloud-Connected Sensors Support On-Time Train Performance by Monitoring Wayside Equipment Perspective: Austrian Light-Rail Transformation Progressive Railroading names 2016 'Rising Stars' in railroading Perspective: IoT and Transportation of the Future Secure Rail 2016: A recap AllTranstek tackles imploding tank car legend on MythBusters TV show Internet of Things: Freight railroads are elevating efforts to collect, analyze and merge information from many sources The Internet of Things: A world of opportunity for railroads Perspective: How Cloud Computing Enables Remote Monitoring of Bridge Strikes Perspective: Cyber Derailed? Elements of a Sustainable Cyber Security Approach for Rail Systems Survey says: Rail finance and leasing execs expect rough sledding in 2016 From the editor: Class I 2016 capex plans in context Class Is reveal 2016 capex plans Guest comment: Why are U.S. rail companies snubbing the business traveler? — by Robert Perrin Progressive Railroading's most-read articles of 2015 Transit security: Agencies emphasize technology, personnel to protect riders, employees and assets The year ahead: ASLRRA's Darr offers outlook for short-line railroads Recent terrorism prompts transit agencies to heighten security