Industry Solutions

Cisco Connected Rail

Innovative Rail Transportation

Bombardier delivers safety and new passenger services with a Cisco IP network..

Innovative Rail Transportation

Cisco Connected Rail solutions enhance the passenger experience and improve safety.

Cisco is deploying highly secure, flexible IP networks and ruggedized routers, switches, and surveillance cameras at trackside, in stations and on board trains. The network connects sensors to facilitate door monitoring, train controls, surveillance and other services.

Passengers also enjoy a comprehensive networked experience with on-board Wi-Fi, video, and mobile applications. These applications deliver entertainment, advertising, and live transit and scheduling information. Train operators improve efficiency and lower operating costs. By offering new business models and innovative services, they can improve their competitive edge.

Solutions

Cisco Positive Train Control (PTC) 1.0 Solution

Positive Train Control (PTC), one of many new safety measures mandated by the U.S. Federal Government is designed to help prevent train-to-train collisions, derailments and other human-caused accidents.

Cisco has teamed up with Lilee Systems to provide a state-of-the art PTC solution that combines Lilee's expertise in software-defined PTC radio equipment with Cisco's network and transport expertise. Cisco Positive Train Control (PTC) 1.0 is the first system release to deliver a comprehensive Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for an end-to-end PTC solution.

For more information, check out the Cisco PTC 1.0 Solution Brief and Rail Network Architecture.

Cisco 819 Integrated Services Router

The Cisco Machine-to-Machine Gateway is connecting networks in even the harshest outdoor environments. It is designed to withstand the shock and vibration commonly experienced in rail transportation.

Cisco Connected Stations

Attract and retain passengers with better customer service. Create smart and connected buildings that passengers enjoy visiting, while cutting costs and maintaining a safe environment.

Cisco IE 2000/3000 Series Switches

The Cisco IE 2000 and 3000 Switches provide a rugged, highly secure infrastructure. With open standards based security, Power over Ethernet (PoE) and industrial design and compliance, they're ideal for harsh outdoor environments.

Cisco Video Surveillance 6000 Series IP Cameras

Cisco Video Surveillance 6000 Series IP Cameras are high definition (HD) with an open, standards-based design. The cameras provide an ideal platform for operation as independent devices or as part of a Cisco Video Surveillance Network.

Cisco Aironet 3500 Series Access Points

Cisco Aironet 3500 Series with CleanAir technology are the first 802.11n access points to create a self-healing, self-optimizing wireless network. They intelligently avoid interference and provide high performance connectivity for mission-critical applications and mobility

Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences

Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences solution is built on location intelligence from the Cisco Wi-Fi network and Mobility Services Engine. It can help transportation organizations increase efficiency with passenger location tracking, and boost satisfaction with location-enabled mobile applications.

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