Monday, April 06, 2009

Amtrak selects Wi-Tronix®

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Amtrak has awarded a contract to Wi-Tronix®, LLC, Bolingbrook, Ill., to provide remote monitoring for its fleet of 262 diesel-electric locomotives, including  General Electric P38-8 and P42 Genesis units, and Electro-Motive F59-PHI locomotives.

Wi-Tronix will be providing a complete turnkey system that includes the Wi-Tronix Wireless Processing Unit (Wi-PU), Wi-Fuel Sensor, Wi-Fuel Display, Wi-Cab Display, Locomotive Digital Video Recorder, and Camera. Wi-Tronix is also providing installation services for the 262 systems The Wi-Tronix system, the company says, “enables Amtrak to meet its goals of improved customer service, service reliability, and safety.”