TTX is privately owned by North America’s leading railroads and functions as the industry’s railcar cooperative, operating under pooling authority granted by the Surface Transportation Board. TTX helps railroads meet their customers’ needs by providing, tracking, and maintaining railcars in an efficient, pooled environment. TTX has a complete engineering and design team to care for its large and varied fleet with maintenance operations in terminals across the network.
With a reliable fleet of over 170,000 railcars, TTX is constantly looking for ways to reduce costs associated with the maintenance of their assets and thereby allow them to conserve their capital for other critical infrastructure needs. In evaluating Maximo’s fit at TTX, it was determined that TTX needed a system to manage railcar configuration.
EDI implemented Maximo Enterprise Suite at TTX, which included Maximo Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) as well as Maximo Transportation Manager. The EAM project was centered on replacing an over 20-year-old custom mainframe system in support of Asset Management and Maintenance Planning. The project included the following elements: