Amsted Rail and GE form strategic partnership to add railcar performance monitoring to freight train intelligence

To build the next generation of intelligent freight trains where locomotives and railcars are continuously monitored, Amsted Rail and GE have teamed up to combine GE’s experience in train management and locomotive monitoring with Amsted Rail’s expertise in onboard monitoring of railcar component condition. This solution integrates Amsted Rail’s IONX EdgeTM monitoring system for railcars, which features a standards-based intra-train communication network, with GE’s GoLINCTM industry-tested network, communication, and application management platform for the railroad environment.

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