GE to demo latest rail software enhancements at ASLRRA show

GE Transportation today announced that it will showcase its latest rail software enhancements, part of the RailConnect 360 product suite, at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) show April 23 – 25.

GE said RailConnect 360, a customizable enterprise solution, provides better visibility, data-driven insights to optimize operations and reduce life cycle costs.

RailConnect Transportation Management System (TMS) is available as a web-enabled application with a new user-friendly interface, intuitive menus, quick links and time-saving key functions designed to further increase operational efficiencies and reduce costs. TMS is currently used by 466 railroad companies for their mission-critical transportation management.

RailConnect mCrew mobile TMS application is enhanced to include work order functionality and device-agnostic mobile hardware to further increase crew productivity while providing cost-effective communication, said GE.

GE said RailConnect Revenue Management Advanced Analytics (RMAA), a business intelligence offering, will assist railroad accounting and management personnel to work effectively, improve decision making, and optimize revenue management performance. RMAA leverages real-time revenue data and business intelligence to support decisions.

The company said RailDOCS Bridge Structure Inspections supports railroad compliance with federal regulation 49 CFR part 237 for bridge safety standards by electronically implementing the Bridge Management Plan (BMP) required for each bridge structure, including span details, load rating, engineering responsibilities and qualifications.

RailDOCS Hours of Service System, an electronic record-keeping system, can be used to record hours worked, hours rested and type of activity conducted for signal maintenance, dispatch and train crew employees.

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