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Research, Testing, and Transfer of Technology
Facilities and Collaborative Projects:
Capital improvements and facilities upgrades
to support collaboration with world-wide rail
manufacturers and supply chain businesses
Collaborative relationships with academic institutions
Advanced Rail Center of Excellence:
Engineering & Design Technical Center
National Advanced Learning Center
MWBE and Veteran-owned Incubation Center
National Vendor Training and Certification Program
National Engineering Certification Program
Customer service and support for maintainers,
drivers, train crew and students
Talent Recruitment Initiative:
Skilled production workers and specialized
engineers
Community revitalization projects
Supply Chain Expansion Development Initiative:
Recruitment program
Strengthen and expand existing supply
chain businesses
Development of MWBE supply chain businesses