Now On Line: Railway Age October 2021 Digital Edition
Inside, you’ll also find feature stories on:
• Wabtec FLXdrive — Does 100% battery power have a future in heavy-haul freight? Wabtec, with Carnegie Mellon University and Genesee & Wyoming, seek an answer.
• New York MTA: A New Direction? — The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, free of Andrew Cuomo’s political micro-management, is under a new governor who has promised “hands off.” What’s next?
• Tech Focus: Fasteners — Rail fastening system technology continues to evolve, delivering a tight hold and longer track life in heavy-haul freight, high-speed passenger rail and transit applications.
The 2022 Railroad Financial Desk Book, written by Railway Age Financial Editor David Nahass, offers insights on the freight car market, where more than $2 billion in equipment has received investment commitments and has or will change hands before the end of 2022. The Desk Book also includes, for easy reference, a directory of finance companies, arrangers, lessors and professional services firms.
In addition, Chuck Baker, President of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, offers his take on the physical infrastructure bill. While the bill has bi-partisan support, and has progressed far and fast, “Let’s hope that good sense prevails,” he tells Railway Age readers.
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