TrackAsset360 puts railroaders in the office on the track with clear, crisp visuals of railway assets, which combined with asset data and defects becomes a robust MOW planning and management tool.
Using 360-degree imagery to view the total space around the track, users have access to street view imagery and aerial map imagery.
TrackAsset360 is a fully hosted system that can link directly to field inspection data providing accurate defect management and preventative maintenance planning.
Key Benefits for TrackAsset360
Since the 1990’s railroads across the United States have turned to electronic means of maintaining track inspection records. Railroad Software’s own Vice President of Business Development, Mr. Tim Elsberry, utilized these early tools and has seen the industry develop new tools rapidly in promoting accessibility, functionality, and usability. Progressive Railroading wrote a piece on the tools available from eight suppliers back in 2011. Some of those companies and tools remain in place to this day while other new suppliers have jumped into the space and brought innovative approaches and ideas to push the industry…
Railroad Software was founded in 2012 with the goal of making software available and affordable to every rail yard and railroad in the world regardless of their size or technical capabilities. As the years have gone by, the company has grown, relocated, hired new team members, and developed new solutions that serve the industry. The slogan “Industry-defining software with personalized service from rail experts” is not just a catchy phrase but a mentality and approach that truly gives the rail industry a software provider that can be trusted and partnered with on applications and…
How are you currently managing your assets? In this piece we’ll jump into managing railway assets and best practices as well as some thoughts on the bad practices. Railway assets are complex pieces of equipment that must be properly maintained to ensure safety, efficiency, and overall operations are carried out without impacting service delivery.
Do have a proper inventory of all assets.
This inventory is a great place to start because it allows complete visualization of everything. Each asset has a life cycle and to…
The first rule of Fight Club was, “You don’t talk about fight club.” The first rule of State of Good Repair/Asset Management (SGRAM) is; you DO talk about SGRAM! If you do not have an inventory of your assets how do you know if they are in a state of good repair? This would include all track, bridge, tunnel, electrical, 3rd rail or Catenary, PTC/ATC, signals, switch and crossing assets. Having a correct asset inventory is essential in a properties SGRAM journey.
In building your asset inventory be sure to brainstorm and capture important data fields…
The application has been under FRA compliant. TrackAsset meets the code of regulations in Part 213, 234, 236, and 237.
By using the software, users can finish inspections more efficiently and increase time working on other job duties.
The practical dashboard and inspection forms produce a clear and concise visual of all the important data needed.
Accurate Record Keeping
All users have increased accuracy with historical logging, increased visibility, and a consistent medium of data input.
The configurable asset building allows for importing of previous files used or the ability to shape new ones quickly.
TrackAsset is a paperfree application, which reduces paper waste use on daily, monthly, and other periodic inspection forms.
Training, Implementation, and Consulting
Railroad Software recognizes that each rail facility unique
“and as a result we seek to partner with our clients as closely as possible throughout the implementation and training process”
Railroad Software is a true partner to our customers
“We promise personalized service from rail industry experts well beyond the initial training and implementation.We believe as our customers are successful with their operation we well”
Railroad Software promotes a “Hands-On” philosophy
“which means we desire to understand your operation as well as you do to create a smooth transition so we can quickly assess and solve your problems”