Long Island Rail Road resignalling contract awarded
USA: Ansaldo STS has won a $42m contract to resignal 29 km of New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Long Island Rail Road between Ronkonkoma and Farmingdale. This includes 9 route-km of existing double track and 20 route-km which is being doubled, with seven stations as well as level crossings and sidings.
The scope of the contract announced on July 5 includes the supply of MicroLok II Multi-Purpose wayside controllers for both safety-critical and non-vital functions, along with power frequency track circuits, ethernet communications systems and digital signal transmitters/receivers. The MicroLok II systems will be deployed in redundant hot standby configuration.