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About Us

Arun Virginkar, an experienced Engineer and Project Manager founded the consulting firm in 1989. The firm’s initial work focused on the rail vehicle inspection arena. Since incorporating in 1991, Virginkar & Associates, Inc. has expanded its expertise and capabilities to provide technical and management consulting services in numerous areas, including:

  • Passenger Rail and Bus Rolling Stock and Associated Equipment

  • Systems such as Train Control/Signaling, Traction Power, Communications, Fare Collection, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)

  • Passenger Rail and Bus Maintenance, Operations and Start-Up Planning and Implementation

  • Trackwork, Civil Work, Stations, Grade Crossings, Drainage and Highways/Roadways

With over 20 years of experience, VAI provides quality management and technical consulting services during all phases of a project including planning, preliminary and final engineering, procurement, manufacturing/construction, and testing/commissioning. An established and experienced staff leads and participates in analyses/studies, specification development support, procurement support, standards evaluation, regulatory compliance reviews, project management, inspection and testing oversight, and post-acceptance/construction support.Virginkar and Associates, Inc. is a minority owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and under the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Rules and Regulations provision of 49 CFR, Part 26. VAI is certified with several state and transportation agencies.

About Us

Arun Virginkar, an experienced Engineer, and Project Manager founded the consulting firm in 1989. The firm’s initial work focused on the rail vehicle inspection arena. Since incorporating in 1991, Virginkar & Associates, Inc. has expanded its expertise and capabilities to provide technical and management consulting services in numerous areas, including:

  • Passenger Rail and Bus Rolling Stock and Associated Equipment

  • Systems such as Train Control/Signaling, Traction Power, Communications, Fare Collection, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)

  • Passenger Rail and Bus Maintenance, Operations and Start-Up Planning and Implementation

  • Trackwork, Civil Work, Stations, Grade Crossings, Drainage and Highways/Roadways

With over 25 years of experience, VAI provides quality management and technical consulting services during all phases of a project including planning, preliminary and final engineering, procurement, manufacturing/construction, and testing/commissioning. An established and experienced staff leads and participates in analyses/studies, specification development support, procurement support, standards evaluation, regulatory compliance reviews, project management, inspection and testing oversight, and post-acceptance/construction support.

Virginkar and Associates, Inc. is a minority-owned Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and under the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Rules and Regulations provision of 49 CFR, Part 26. VAI is certified with several state and transportation agencies.