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APTA Rail 2016 in Phoenix, AZ

United Rail had a very successful APTA Rail. Met lot’s of interesting people and developed many new opportunities.

Picture from left: Jimmy Morgan, Bob Walker, Paul Campbell, Norwin Voegeli

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United Rail welcomes Bob Rossman in his role as Product Manager Sentinel Solutions and Quality Manager

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Please join us in welcoming Bob Rossman in his role as Product Manager Sentinel Solutions and Quality Manager to the United Rail team. Bob joined the United Rail team by June 2016 and has over 26 years of experience of engineering and project management in the railroad industry. In 1990, he first started with Harmon Electronics as a draftsman and worked his way into engineering, designing highway grade crossing and wayside signal circuits. In 1997 Bob left Harmon to work for Safetran Systems as a design engineer. While his tenure at Safetran, Bob gained experience in project management, working at the CSX headquarters as a Signal Assistant to the in-house Principal Engineer. Bob has worked with all Class 1 railroads and a number of short line railroads, providing engineering solutions. Bob left Safetran in 2012 to work for Siemens as a Project Manager and in 2015, moved to Atlanta, GA contracted to Norfolk Southern, managing Positive Train Control (PTC) projects. Bob is currently working towards his MBA and Project Management Professional certification. He plans on learning the German language in the near future.

Bob is a native to North Florida and enjoys all water sports including surfing, skiing, kayaking and fishing. He enjoys spending time with his family and in his spare time, riding his motorcycle along the coast.

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United Rail article in the Jacksonville Business Journal

Please see enclosed article in today’s (May 13th 2106) Jacksonville Business Journal

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View Article on BizJournal.com

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New partnership with Swiss based Ganser CRS AG

United Rail, Inc. has entered into a partnership agreement with Ganser CRS AG, a Swiss manufacturer and supplier of common rail fuel systems, to represent and support their injection systems in the North American freight and passenger rail markets. United Rail will help by providing business development and sales and marketing support in the North American rail market.

“Over the past 35 years, I have seen tremendous growth and development of Common Rail fuel system technology,” said Dr. Marco Ganser, CEO and President of Ganser CRS. “We have been able to help many customers around the world improve their diesel engine systems using Common Rail technology. We are very excited to be working with United Rail to strengthen our position in the North American rail market, where we feel that our systems can bring a very substantial benefit to the railroads, passenger and freight alike.”

With over 20 years of experience with Common Rail fuel systems both in marine and transportation applications, Ganser CRS AG is now looking to expand and share their expertise and quality systems in the North American market. Common Rail systems have been able to show consistent gains in both fuel efficiency as well as great improvements with regards to environmental impact around the world.

“We are seeing an increase in interest in European rail technology from the North American railroads,” said Norwin Voegeli, President and CEO of United Rail, “In North America, transportation systems – especially rail transportation – has a strong need for technologies that will help reduce their environmental impact and that can help reduce operating costs through fuel efficiency. Ganser CRS has the system that will help our rail operators in these areas, and we are excited about the future with this great European company.”

ABOUT GANSER CRS AG

Founded in Switzerland in 1985, Ganser started small, focusing on Common Rail injection technology for diesel engines. After over 30 years, Ganser has grown to support virtually every fuel system in transportation from standard diesel engines to Micro Pilot injection in Dual Fuel engines. Ganser CRS now produces Common Rail Systems, Fuel Injectors, High Pressure Fuel Pumps and Test Benches in their Swiss facilities, supplying to the entire world. Ganser CRS is an ISO 9001:2008 certified and registered company.

For more information go to: www.ganser-crs.com

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United Rail welcomes Mr. Paul Campbell as Manager of Business Development

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United Rail is pleased to welcome Paul Campbell in his new role as Manager
of Business Development. Paul brings over 40 years of railroad experience
from various segments including freight, transit and passenger rail. Paul
has fulfilled various roles in managerial, engineering, technical service
and technical sales positions throughout his career, most recently as a
Director of Business Development for a major rail manufacturer.

Paul enjoys cooking, outdoor activities – especially discovering new places
on his Harley Davidson motorcycle with his wife of over 30 years.

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Manager Business Development

Together with our international Rail Technology partners, United Rail is enlarging its product and systems portfolio in the field of Signaling and Telecommunication systems and products. Next to selling systems and products United Rail will build a service offering around these products, including design, engineering, programming, installation supervision, project management, commissioning supervision, maintenance, spare part support, etc.

To enlarge the Business Development team United Rail is hiring a:

Manager Business Development

  • Existing market knowledge and well established customer network in the US Freight and Transit rail market
  • Experience in Freight and Transit Signaling and Telecommunication technology
  • Result oriented and driven
  • Very good communication and presentation skills / good people skills
  • Well organized, self motivated and able to work self dependent
  • Able to establish and implement a sales and marketing strategy
  • Location: Jacksonville, FL or tbd
  • Ability to travel (also international on a limited basis)
  • Spanish language is a plus
  • Knowledge in European business culture is a plus

United Rail offers: 

  • Comprehensive compensation and benefits package
  • A challenging, self dependent and multifunctional opportunity to proof your talent in business development, sales and marketing
  • Opportunity to grow in a key Mgmt. position
  • Flexible and independent management and work style
  • Being part of a successful growing team and organization
  • Coordinate business with European partners and gain experience in international business
  • Long term employment

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United Rail and DB International Partnership

United Rail, Inc. announced a new partnership with the German based consulting group DB International GmbH.

Projects shall be executed by a local United Rail team with support by DB International and DB resources based in Germany. The partnership is offering consulting, engineering and project management services in all Rail related disciplines. Please visit DB International at the United Rail booth at the 2015 Interchange RSI booth #3153.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at info@united-rail.com or visit us at our Contact Us page.

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2015 Railway Interchange Announcement

United Rail, Inc. will be, for the first time ever, representing in two of the trade association halls at the upcoming “2015 Railway Interchange” Exhibition and Conference, October 4-7 in Minneapolis, Minnesota – USA. This is the first time for United Rail to have a booth in both the RSI (www.rsiweb.org) and RSSI (www.rssi.org). Visit their RSI booth #3153 to meet and discuss HaslerRail AG, Selectron Systems AG and Deutche Bahn International (DBI). Visit the RSSI booth #1812 to discuss Signal Engineering services and their Sentinel Solutions system with the switch monitoring functionality. Make sure to stop by Booth #3153 for a chance to win a show giveaway prize!

For more information, info@united-rail.com, www.united-rail.com

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United Rail Welcomes Mr. Brad Mclelland

United Rail is very proud to announce that Mr. Brad McLelland has joined us as Director of Engineering. Brad brings extensive experience in Signal Engineering and Project Management. He holds a P.E. license in multiple US states. Please help us to welcome Brad to our team.

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Today in Switzerland’s Newspaper

Wenn die Züge in den USA unfallfrei ihr Ziel erreichen, ist das auch das Verdienst eines Berner Machineningenieurs: Norwin Vögeli ist vor knapp zehn Jahren in die USA ausgewandert, um für Siemens die Bahnautomatisierung in und um New York zu leiten. Vor zwei Jahren wurde aus dem Konzernmanager ein Jungunternehmer. Der 51-Jährige beschäftigt in Florida bereits zwölf Angestellte.

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