JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – June 11, 2015 — Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) has installed Trip Optimizer technology in its 24 new GE ES44C4 locomotives. Trip Optimizer is designed to help railroads manage fuel expense while maintaining predictable transit times.
FECR Adopts New Locomotive TechnologyPosted on August 17, 2015.FECR Invests in Mobile Technology to Gain Efficiency, Enhance ReliabilityPosted on August 17, 2015.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – June 9, 2015 — Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) today announced the deployment of GE Transportation’s (GE) RailConnect™ mCrew, a mobile software solution allowing train crews to receive switching instructions and report car movement activity as the work is performed in near real-time. Using this technology, FECR will improve asset utilization, enhance operations productivity and better serve customers by providing more timely status updates on their shipments.FECR Adds Next-Day Service to Central FloridaPosted on August 17, 2015.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – June 4, 2015 — Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) announced today that it is expanding its intermodal rail service into Central Florida to include next-day service to Fort Pierce on weekends. Previously, FECR provided next-day service to Fort Pierce six days each week.FECR and PortMiami Meet with Panama Canal OfficialsPosted on August 17, 2015.
Jim Hertwig, FECR’s President & CEO and Juan M. Kuryla, Director and CEO of PortMiami, met with Panama Canal officials this week and toured the construction site for the canal expansion, which is scheduled to be completed in April 2016. Also in attendance were Phil Noury, FECR’s Vice President of International Sales and Eric Olafson, Manager, Intergovernmental Affairs/Cargo Development for PortMiami.FECR Offers Added Convenience to Customers with Online PortalPosted on August 17, 2015.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – May 18, 2015 – Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) today announced the launch of a new online portal, FECR Connect. The system allows customers to track freight shipments and equipment across the network. It also streamlines the process of submitting and managing shipping instructions electronically.Train Horn Update Q&APosted on April 09, 2015.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) confirmed that Florida East Coast Railway’s (FECR) train horns meet federal regulations. The FRA conducted its own test of FECR’s train horns using their standard protocols this week. Federal regulations require horns
to measure between 96 and 110 dbs.
Certified testing completed this week by the FRA indicated that the FECR trains horns
were at 103.6 dbs, below the maximum
level of 110 dbs.
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