Metrolink

Key Business Needs

The METROLINK commuter railroad uses an Advanced Train Control System (ATCS) data radio network. Anomalies on the data network would periodically overwhelm the system with data packets rendering it ineffective for essential train control. To maintain train operation, a root cause analysis and resolution was required.

Solutions Offered

NexLyte, Inc. – Telecom Engineering Consultants tested the network by installing network monitoring equipment at various field sites, on trains and at the control center. Detailed network traffic analysis was performed. Preparation of short-term, performance-improving recommendations as well as long-term strategic plans for maintaining and growing the ATCS radio network

Key Business Benefits

The NexLyte, Inc. – Telecom Engineering Consultants recommended resolutions to the root cause of the anomalies were implemented, and the system was returned to service to provide reliable train control.


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