LYNX Blue Line Extension – City of Charlotte
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) – LYNX Blue Line Extension

Key Business Needs

CATS LYNX Blue Line Extension is a 9.3-mile greenfield LRV with:

  • 11 light rail stations
  • 8 Central Instrument Houses (CIH)
  • 8 Traction Power Substations (TPS)
  • 1 Rail Operation Center (ROC)

CATS needed a communications network to support all voice & data systems.

Solutions Offered

NexLyte, Inc. – Telecom Engineering Consultants staff prepared design documents for the system-wide fiber optic network, designed the IP schema, provided the configuration files for more than 60 Cisco switches and developed and performed test procedures.

Key Business Benefits

The fiber optic communications network provides a flexible and economical backbone that meets the transmission needs of all systems and edge devices contributing to a successful new start LRV.


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