MxV Rail Welcomes Maureen Werner as Vice President of Engineering

September 7, 2023, Pueblo, CO – Maureen Werner has joined MxV Rail as Vice President – Engineering, bringing extensive engineering knowledge and rail industry experience to support MxV Rail’s mission and values. In her new role, Werner is responsible for leading over 100 exceptional engineers in the pursuit of delivering high-quality research, testing, and ancillary services to MxV Rail’s diverse customer base.

Werner recently retired from TTX Company, one of the largest railcar fleet owners in North America. She served as the Assistant Vice-President of Engineering & Research, a position she held since 2008.  Under Werner’s leadership, TTX worked to continuously improve its railcar fleet’s reliability through advanced component design and implemented more efficient and effective condition-based maintenance.  She also served as Chair for the Association of American Railroads’ Equipment Engineering Committee and was a part of this committee since 2008.

An accredited Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois, Werner earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University and completed The Chicago Management Institute Executive Education Program at University of Chicago Booth.

“As the world’s premier rail advisory, our success is grounded in our people. Maureen’s well-established reputation and leadership have raised the bar for engineering in the rail industry,” said MxV Rail’s President & CEO, Kari Gonzales. “She will bring a new perspective to our operations and will be an outstanding addition to our already excellent Engineering team.”

About MxV Rail: MxV Rail (formerly TTCI) is a subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads established to provide vital support to the nation’s rail industry as its most trusted research and engineering partner. Through focused funding and strategic planning, MxV Rail is making key investments in its people and facilities to undertake new technological challenges in the rail industry and beyond. Building on its legacy of excellence, the team offers a full suite of advisory and research services including consulting, testing, research, maintaining standards and training. Learn more at


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