One Small Step for Larry, One Giant Leap for Wi-Tronix

All of the most groundbreaking technological advances start with an idea. It takes an innovative team taking small steps every day to actually make that idea come to fruition. Take one of the greatest accomplishments in human history: putting a man on the moon. The...

In the Trenches – A Day in the Life for the Customer Success Team at Wi-Tronix

To start my day, I like to get up early. It’s something I did throughout my rail career, and now it’s part of my life at Wi-Tronix, being in a technology firm that supports the rail industry. It's just something you have to do to be relevant and consistent. I live by...

The Evolution of Rail and Technology

I've been in the rail industry my entire career. As an operator, there is nothing like the excitement and energy that you get while you're on a locomotive in throttle notch 8. It's always fun to see people wave to you when you've got a big train behind you. It's just...

Thought Leadership Blogs

Visualize the Future of Rail

Some people don’t think of Rail as the most tech savvy industry, but they’re mistaken. The 21st century has seen the introduction of incredible technological advances across all modes of transportation. Why has rail been overlooked? Perhaps we take Rail for granted...

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What 60 Minutes Got Wrong About the Railroads

On March 3rd, 60 Minutes ran a segment focused exclusively on the rail accident in Cayce, South Carolina in early 2018, ultimately commenting on the Positive Train Control (PTC) rail safety system. The 60 Minutes segment painted a picture of neglect and unsafe...

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How Digital Can Solve Rail’s Biggest Challenges

The railroad industry is nearly 200 years old. I’ve spent my entire career in Rail. I worked my way up from technician to a leadership position, but the reason behind my love for the industry has remained the same: Rail is a connector. Of goods, of families, of lives....

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Steering in the Right Direction

Arthur C. Clarke said, “Significantly advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Isn’t it incredible then, that today we live in a world of magic? The past two decades have seen one of the steepest increases in technological development in the history of...

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