Now On Line: Railway Age, October 2022 digital edition | So Good News


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Marybeth Luczak, Managing Editor

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Railway Age’s October 2022 issue is now available digitally, covering how the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Brightline are building for the future and presenting the 2023 Railroad Financial Desk Book.

Inside you will find stories about:

• Rail attachment systems — Suppliers continue to find new ways to provide tight grip and longer track life, helping to ensure the safety of heavy-haul, high-speed passenger rail and transit applications across North America and beyond.

• New York MTA: Metropolitan Marvel — The world’s largest transit agency is returning, in a big way.

• Train control — The next generation of train control – CBTC, PTC and various iterations of both – is on an evolutionary track.

• Brightline — Florida’s private passenger railroad is realizing its dream of connecting Miami and Orlando as it continues to look ahead.

• Condition trends and predictive analysis — In the tenth edition of “Timeout for Tech with Gary T. Fry, Ph.D., PE,” Fry focuses on using data to support state trending for engineered systems.

The 2023 Railroad Financial Desk Book, written by Railway age Financial editor David Nahass addresses multifaceted difficulties – from the averted strike to railways, railcars and inflation to what’s happening in the rental market. The desk book also includes, for easy reference, a directory of finance companies, promoters, landlords and professional service firms.

Plus, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor Frank N. Wilner asks: Can the Surface Transportation Board avoid political divisiveness? And Chuck Baker, president of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, explains why small roads are the backbone of the ag supply chain.

These highlights and more can be found in Railway ageits digital edition for October 2022:


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