A Class 1 Railroad Manages Over 10,000 Rail Switches Installed Throughout The 21,000 Miles of Track. A Rail Switch is a Mechanical Installation Enabling Locomotives to be Guided from One Track to Another.
Asset: Rail Switches
FRA mandates costly inspections of all rail switches.
Railroad company seeking alternative measures to combat operating expense and lower scheduled maintenance hours.
Inability to correlate environmental factors to switch failures.
Reduced train delay.
Improved locomotive velocity with efficient coordination and proper management of rail switches derived from data insight.
Modeled an FRA mandated inspection test through analysis of historical and real-time failure data correlated to work orders.
Field technicians properly notified of future failures, lowering the overall cost of operating costs.