Information Technology - Technology Upgrades Rail Engineering & Maintenance

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Information Technology - Technology Upgrades Rail Engineering & Maintenance

Asset Category
Rolling Stock
2023 Funding
2024-2027 Funding

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Project Description

Various Technology upgrades, such as: Replace RETS engineer computers with ones similar to Infrastructure Engineering at 567 be able to run CAD including using 3D modeling software (SolidWorks, CATIA, Polyworks). Needed for new car programs for which vendors increasingly are providing files in these formats. Improve Skokie server capacity for storage of larger files related to new car/overhaul programs, incident investigations. WiFi at various shops to allow class material to be accessible remotely from various classrooms and shops; live or remote demonstrations via classrooms will assist with troubleshooting and learning. New laptops are needed for instructors to properly address troubleshooting, event recorder and diagnostics. Tablets for repairers connected via WiFi to MMIS to allow easy access to maintenance manuals/bulletins/etc, quick parts ordering and work order updates.