Tuesday, October 05, 2010

UP taps RailComm for Houston yard

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Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Tuesday it has been selected to provide a wireless remote control yard system at Union Pacific’s Englewood Yard in Houston.

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The RailComm Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) System will provide remote control to several GETS HydraSwitch machines. RailComm’s DOC® system will be configured to control all switches individually as well as provide eNtrance eXit (NX) routing functionality. RailComm’s 2.4GHz RADiANT™ data radios will provide a wireless communications network to link the office with the field locations.