Signals & Communications Projects
RailWorks Signals and Communications installed a positive train control system (PTC) on a 100-mile portion of Amtrak’s high speed corridor between Chicago and Detroit. The $3.6 million project came in response to the new federal mandates requiring PTC technology by 2015 on designated US rail lines used to transport passengers and certain hazardous materials.
PNR RailWorks installed an advanced centralized traffic control (CTC) system and upgraded safety protection at 21 VIA Rail crossings on the Chatham Subdivision.
Whitewater Valley Railroad is an operating museum that has preserved a historic branch line. RailWorks upgraded the crossing where the line connects with State Road 44 in conjunction with road expansion and improvements.
RailWorks worked in conjunction with CN personnel to install furnished signal equipment on various projects on the former Wisconsin Central line, now owned and operated by CN Railway.
RailWorks’ Signal Division upgraded the grade crossing and warning device systems on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
The Prairie State Energy Campus (PSEC) is a coal-fired generating plant and adjacent underground coal mine about 50 miles southeast of downtown St. Louis.