Go Violet Green Initiative

Go Violet Green Initiative

Go Violet Green Initiative: How Wi-Tronix Is A Helping Hand In Ferromex’s LNG Initiative Grupo Mexico Transportes – FERROMEX, a Class 1 Wi-Tronix customer, has recently launched their Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) initiative. LNG is “a natural gas that has been...
Make Vs. Buy

Make Vs. Buy

Often railroads come to us looking for a remote monitoring solution and one of the questions we hear often is: “Why should I buy your software when I can build my own?” Our answer is simple, when you buy from a third-party Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider like...
Optimizing Locomotive Energy Management Systems (EMS)

Optimizing Locomotive Energy Management Systems (EMS)

This is the third part in a series about fuel conservation. To read the first post in this series on The Need for Accurate Fuel Consumption Data, click here. To read the second post in this series on Locomotive Idle Reduction, click here.   INTRODUCTION TO LOCOMOTIVE...
Tracking Trip Optimizer Usage for Fuel Savings

Tracking Trip Optimizer Usage for Fuel Savings

When the control system’s impact on fuel savings is estimated to be 3%-18% realized, how do you confirm the technology is correctly applied to assure on-time arrival with the least possible fuel usage? The solution is real-time alerting to the Fuel Desk,...
Locomotive Idle Reduction

Locomotive Idle Reduction

This is the second part in a series about fuel conservation. To read the first post in this series on The Need for Accurate Fuel Consumption Data, click here. To read the third post, Optimizing Locomotive Energy Management Systems (EMS), click here.   INTRODUCTION TO...
The Need for Accurate Fuel Consumption Data

The Need for Accurate Fuel Consumption Data

This is the first part in a series about fuel conservation. To read the second post in this series on Locomotive Idle Reduction, click here. To read the third post, Optimizing Locomotive Energy Management Systems (EMS), click here. INTRODUCTION Class I railroads in...