ENSCO Rail

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5400 Port Royal Road
Springfield
VA 22151
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Innovative Technologies for Federal and Commercial Railways

ENSCO supplies both commercial rail and government entities with engineering solutions to meet their needs. Our engineers have pioneered the use of technologies to improve track maintenance, such as advanced rail inspection sensors, high resolution machine vision track imaging technology, autonomous inspection systems, and signaling system inspection. These technologies provide customers with the best possible tools to ensure track and rolling stock safety, increase productivity and efficiency, and reduce operating costs.

Accelerating Technology, Leveraging Data, and Increasing Safety to Keep Rail Moving

For more than 45 years, ENSCO has been leading the rail industry worldwide in developing new and advanced technologies to improve the safety, security and quality of their operations. ENSCO is a leading provider of:

  • Track inspection technologies
  • Track inspection vehicles
  • Track maintenance planning solutions
  • Autonomous track inspection systems
  • Web-based data management systems
  • Vehicle/track interaction monitoring and testing
  • Vehicle dynamics analysis and simulations
  • Large-scale systems integration
  • Signaling and communication health monitoring
  • PTC/train control inspection and services

Track Inspection Vehicles and Measuring Systems

ENSCO is a recognized producer and pioneer in the field of track inspection vehicles and measuring systems. It is the sole supplier and operator for all track inspection vehicles used by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to enforce track safety standards on U.S. railroads. ENSCO’s state-of-the-art solutions have been delivered throughout the world for both high-speed and conventional railroads.

Autonomous Track Inspection Technology

ENSCO is the established leader in autonomous track inspection. As railroads increase axle loads, train frequencies, and operating speeds, they face higher rates of infrastructure degradation, and therefore require more frequent inspection. To meet this increased demand without the need for specialized vehicles or staff, ENSCO delivers sensor platforms on revenue cars. These automated systems integrate the most advanced technical inspection technologies, including high-accuracy GPS, wireless communications, and enterprise web-based data management systems. ENSCO currently has more than 400 autonomous inspection systems deployed around the world with sensor platforms capable of evaluating vehicle/track interaction and track geometry parameters.

Patented Machine Vision Inspection – Rail Track Imaging Systems

ENSCO’s expertise with high resolution camera systems and advanced image processing algorithms results in systems with extremely reliable image acquisition and processing capabilities. This approach has been successfully applied to the inspection of a range of track components, including joint bars (fish plates), ties, fasteners, rail heads, overhead wire, as well as track right-of-way (ROW). All ENSCO rail track imaging systems can operate either day or night to reduce operational interruptions.

ENSCO – Fully Integrated Data Management Software Suite for Track Inspection

ENSCO’s track inspection Data Management Suite provides a fully integrated offering of our data management and analysis software packages. The suite is comprised of the Digital Track Notebook® (DTN), TrackIT®, Automated Maintenance Advisor (AMA), Virtual Track Walk™ (VTW), GeoEdit 8, and VAMPIRE®. ENSCO’s Data Management Suite uses common architecture, data structures, and asset databases to enable cross communication of the systems to achieve advanced capabilities. The web-based applications, i.e., DTN, TrackIT, and AMA, are seamlessly integrated into one user interface. Customers can use ENSCO’s software packages individually, or combinations of applications in the track inspection Data Management Suite.

Vehicle/Track Interaction Specialist

ENSCO employs one of the largest groups of vehicle/track interaction specialists in the world – leading the way in vehicle acceptance testing, vehicle dynamics analysis, and derailment prevention. ENSCO’s close understanding of the relationship of the vehicle/track interaction and regulation enables it to deliver comprehensive, cost-saving recommendations when upgrading lines to higher speeds, implementing corrective actions to improve ride quality, and vehicle stability, and optimizing wheel/rail profile design.

Customized Comprehensive Railway Safety Solutions

ENSCO is unique in its ability to deliver a comprehensive range of railway safety solutions, including non-contact rail and track measurement systems, tools for track inspectors, asset management systems, comprehensive vehicle/track condition assessment consulting services, and rail safety and security services. ENSCO’s track inspection specialists are dedicated to the development of new technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of rail transportation. Customers benefit not only from decades of acquired experience and practical knowledge, but also from direct access to emerging technologies tailored to fit the customers’ needs. Rail customers come to ENSCO because of its solid reputation for research, development and innovation. ENSCO continually strives to deliver flexible and adaptable solutions that take advantage of developing technology advances.

ENSCO – A Leading Rail Technology Integrator

ENSCO is the world leader in railway inspection sensor platforms and has consistently developed new and innovative technologies evolving from industry needs for more than four decades. Our goal is to remain number one in the industry through expansion of sensor platforms to increase detection capabilities, as well as the integration of important technologies from our defense and aerospace businesses, such as big data analytics and unmanned aircraft systems to create exciting new offerings for our railway customers.

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ENSCO Rail News

Autonomous Track Inspection: Keeping Railways Safe & Efficient

Autonomous Track Inspection: Keeping Railways Safe & Efficien...

The ENSCO Rail Automated Maintenance Advisor performs track inspections intelligently, making track maintenance and planning straightforward.

ENSCO, Inc. Awarded $571 Million USDOT Contract

ENSCO, Inc. Awarded $571 Million USDOT Contract

ENSCO, Inc. has been awarded a $571m contract to maintain the Federal Railroad Administration’s Transportation Technology Center (TTC).

ENSCO Rail Launches New Railway Clearance Measurement Service

ENSCO Rail Launches New Railway Clearance Measurement Service

ENSCO Rail has launched a new railway clearance measurement service that allows railways to understand the limits of railway corridors.

Keeping the Rails Safe – Even in a COVID World

Keeping the Rails Safe – Even in a COVID World

Autonomous inspection, AI and big-data offer opportunities for planning efficiency and significant maintenance cost savings for rail.

ENSCO to Evaluate Public Safety Awareness Technologies

ENSCO to Evaluate Public Safety Awareness Technologies

ENSCO has partnered with the Department of Transportation to identify and evaluate public safety awareness technologies.

ENSCO Rail Acquires License for VAMPIRE® Pro Vehicle/Track Interaction Software

ENSCO Rail Acquires License for VAMPIRE® Pro Vehicle/Track Inter...

ENSCO Rail Acquires License for VAMPIRE® Pro Vehicle/Track Interaction Software to Enhance Rail Safety Solutions.

Autonomous Inspection and Data Management for Railway Maintenance

Autonomous Inspection and Data Management for Railway Maintenance

Autonomous inspection technology, artificial intelligence and big-data offer new paths for railway inspection without impact on revenue.

ENSCO Rail Deploys Autonomous Track Geometry and Rail Profile Measurement Systems to Rumo S.A.

ENSCO Rail Deploys Autonomous Track Geometry and Rail Profile Mea...

ENSCO Rail delivered its second Autonomous Track Geometry Measurement System and Autonomous Rail Profile Measurement Systems to Rumo S.A.

ENSCO’s Rail Division Opens Office in Colorado Springs

ENSCO’s Rail Division Opens Office in Colorado Springs

ENSCO’s Rail Division opened a new office in downtown Colorado Springs. The office will support ENSCO's railway research and more.

ENSCO Rail to Sponsor beCamp 2018 at the University of Virginia

ENSCO Rail to Sponsor beCamp 2018 at the University of Virginia

For the fourth consecutive year, ENSCO Rail is a sponsor of the beCamp unconference at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Sept. 28-29. The atte...

ENSCO Rail Spotlights Advanced Rail Technology Solutions at InnoTrans 2018

ENSCO Rail Spotlights Advanced Rail Technology Solutions at InnoT...

ENSCO Rail, an international leader in advanced rail technology solutions for passenger, transit and freight markets, are participating in InnoTrans 2018 in Ber...

ENSCO Rail Showcases Its Solutions at AREMA 2018

ENSCO Rail Showcases Its Solutions at AREMA 2018

ENSCO Rail, a leading global supplier of track measuring and evaluation systems that help passenger and freight railways improve operations, will be exhibiting ...

ENSCO Rail Launches Predictive Rail Temperature System at RSSI 2018

ENSCO Rail Launches Predictive Rail Temperature System at RSSI 20...

ENSCO Rail is pleased to announce the launch of its newest rail safety product, the Predictive Rail Temperature System. The product will debut at the 58th Annua...

Ruben D. Peña B. Joins ENSCO as Director of Government Surface Transportation

Ruben D. Peña B. Joins ENSCO as Director of Government Surface T...

ENSCO, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Ruben D. Peña B. as Director of Government Surface Transportation to its Applied Technology and Engineering ...

Robert Coakley Joins ENSCO Rail Division as Director of Business Development

Robert Coakley Joins ENSCO Rail Division as Director of Business ...

ENSCO, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Coakley as Director of Business Development in the Applied Technology and Engineering Division. In thi...

ENSCO Rail to Demonstrate Advanced Technologies for Passenger, Transit and Freight Rail Markets at WRI 2018

ENSCO Rail to Demonstrate Advanced Technologies for Passenger, Tr...

WRI 2018: ENSCO Rail is pleased to be a platinum sponsor of the 24th Annual Wheel Rail Interaction Conference in Chicago, April 30 - May 3. Since 1994, the rail...

ENSCO Rail Awarded Contract from Canadian Pacific

ENSCO Rail Awarded Contract from Canadian Pacific

ENSCO Rail is pleased to announce that Canadian Pacific (CP) has awarded the company a contract to provide inspection systems for a new track evaluation car. ...

ENSCO, Inc. Awarded 5-Year ATIP Contract from the FRA

ENSCO, Inc. Awarded 5-Year ATIP Contract from the FRA

ENSCO, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named an awardee by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for the Automated Track Inspection Program (ATIP)....

ENSCO Rail’s Virtual Track Walk Featured in Washington Post

ENSCO Rail’s Virtual Track Walk Featured in Washington Post

ENSCO Rail's Virtual Track Walk was the feature of the Washington Post Transportation section, Oct. 10, in an article titled "Virtual inspections: A solution to...

ENSCO Rail to Deliver ATGMS and Rail Profile Measuring System to Rumo ALL

ENSCO Rail to Deliver ATGMS and Rail Profile Measuring System to ...

Rumo ALL, under a competitive bid, selected ENSCO Rail, Inc. to supply an Autonomous Track Geometry Measurement System (ATGMS) and Rail Profile Measurement Sys...

ENSCO Rail Delivers State-of-the-Art Track Geometry Measurement System to Shanghai Metro

ENSCO Rail Delivers State-of-the-Art Track Geometry Measurement S...

In continuation of a successful business relationship with China, ENSCO Rail, Inc., recently delivered a Track Geometry Measurement System (TGMS) and Corrugat...

ENSCO Rail Videos

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ENSCO Virtual Track Walk™

Comprehensive Track Inspection with Virtual Track Walk™ (VTW)

ENSCO Vehicle/Track Interaction (V/TI) Modeling & Simulation

Vehicle/Track Interaction (V/TI) Modeling & Simulation

ENSCO Track Inspection Vehicles

Track Inspection Vehicles

ENSCO Track Imaging Systems

Track Imaging Systems

ENSCO Track Geometry Measurement System

Track Geometry Measurement System

ENSCO Signaling Inspection Systems

Signaling Inspection Systems

ENSCO Hi-Rail Comprehensive Track Inspection Vehicles

Hi-Rail Comprehensive Track Inspection Vehicles

ENSCO Digital Track Notebook® (DTN)

Digital Track Notebook® (DTN)

ENSCO Autonomous Track Inspection Systems

Autonomous Track Inspection Systems

ENSCO Rail Documents

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