Railinc is the leading provider of information technology, related network operations and financial services, and near rail-time network data to North America’s railroads. Beginning as an information technology department within the Association of American Railroads (AAR), Railinc has evolved to meet the dynamic information needs of the railroad industry. Today, Railinc’s product lines help railroads, rail equipment owners, third-party logistic providers and others increase productivity, achieve operational efficiencies and keep their assets moving safely.
The company was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the AAR in 1999. Railinc’s headquarters is in Cary, N.C., between Raleigh and the internationally renowned Research Triangle Park. Allen West serves as president of Railinc.
MxV Rail (Formerly TTCI)
MxV Rail is the railroad industry’s world-class rail research and testing company that works to improve the safety and efficiency of freight railroads throughout North America and the world. In state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and on miles of test tracks located in Pueblo, Colorado, MxV Rail’s team of researchers, engineers, and other experts develop and test the emerging technologies that keep railroads on the cutting edge.
MxV Rail also runs the most in-depth training program in the country for hazmat scenarios. Founded in 1985, the Security and Emergency Response Training Center (SERTC) is a program that has trained more than 50,000 railroad employees, community first responders, chemical industry representatives and other government and community officials in hazmat emergency response procedures. MxV Rail is a wholly owned subsidiary of AAR. Kari Gonzales serves as president of MxV Rail.