Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Port Authority picks RailComm for JFK Airtrain

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The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has chosen RailComm to provide a wireless remote control switch heater system for the PA’s Air Train serving John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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The turnkey control system will include the RailComm switchheater controllers communicating to a central office via a dedicated data radio network. RailComm’s Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) System resides in thecentral office and provides the operator with a user interface to control the20 switch heaters. RailComm says the system reduces energy costs, while also increasing safety and reliability.

The DOC® software-based control system is an command, control, communications, and information (C3i) server-based platform that supports a wide variety of integrated solutions for indication, control, access, and distribution of critical operational data.