Friday, December 18, 2009

RailComm DOC System in production service on Austin’s CapMetro

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RailComm has successfully commissioned a Centralized Traffic Control (CTC) system for the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s diesel multiple-unit (DMU) rail service in Austin, Tex. The Track Warrant Control portion of the system was launched just 32 days from the signed Notice to Proceed.

Austin Cap Metro logoCapMetro contracted RailComm to expand the initial DOC® Track Warrant Control system to include Centralized Traffic Control (CTC) functionality for signalized locations. RailComm was responsible for the central officecontrol system, as well as providing the data communication network to the controlled interlockings and other field equipment.

Optimized for over-the-air data communications, RailComm Protocol provides an efficient IP-based data transport between the office and the field. RailComm’s IO Controller/Protocol Converter product interfaces to each interlocking controller via native GENISYS protocol.   

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