Our client is a leading operator in the North American railroad industry with a fleet of 200,000+ railcars. The client had WILD (Wheel Impact Load Detector) System – a wayside sensor that detects faulty wheels. Flooding, weather, or mechanical failure can cause faults in these detectors. A faulty detector could cause the removal of 200-500 healthy wheels, resulting in unnecessary repair expenses.
Hence, the client wanted to: