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.


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.