GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE), announces that its Trip Optimizer Energy Management system has recently achieved 100,000,000 miles in revenue service, which has resulted in approximately 25 million gallons of diesel fuel saved.
- Automatic control of the Locotrol Distributed Power system “Independent Mode” to enable operation of even longer, heavier trains
- Execution of pacing commands from GEs Movement Planner day-of-operation real-time optimizing planning system
- Interfacing with on-board Automatic Train Protection (ATP) systems, such as the North American Positive Train Control (PTC) system, to extend the amount of time the train can remain in automatic cruise control mode while regulating speed below the ATP braking curve.
The Industrial Internet is changing the way transportation professionals work, and GE Transportation has already made big strides in developing software-based technologies and solutions that provide increased data, analytics, connectivity and insight into operational processes. As the industry requires an increase in speed and efficiency, more accurate real-time information has never been more important.About GE Transportation: GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, underground mining equipment, energy storage systems, and value-added services help customers grow. GE Transportation has approximately 13,000 employees. For more information visit www.getransportation.com.