BNSF will Install EMIS

BNSF will Install EMIS
November 9, 2009 6:22 am

US freight operator BNSF has announced it is to install the new Umler / EMIS (equipment management information system) on its network shortly.

The move is part of an industry-wide initiative, requiring equipment owners, lessees, shippers, rail carriers and rail shops to use the new system for the exchange of vital information about rail equipment.
The system provides data that raises the visibility of specific car and locomotive components, helping in early identification of the high-risk components before they fail.
The system is expected to reduce delays due to unscheduled inspections and repairs, help prevent derailments, increase car speeds and minimise car loss and damages.
The system has already been installed by several class I railroads such as Railinc, Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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