Employee-In-Charge Portable Remote Terminal Phases 3 and 4 Summary Report

Under Federal Railroad Administration Task Order 257, Transportation Technology Center, Inc. partnered with BNSF Railway Company to complete Builds 1 and 2 of the Employee-In-Charge (EIC) portable remote control (PRT) application software and to successfully integrate and test the EIC PRT Build 2 application with Electronic Train Management System. The EIC PRT system provides an EIC of maintenance of way workers with an interface to the host Positive Train Control (PTC) system to enforce the train entry into protected work areas and speed of trains operating within work areas. The EIC PRT Build 1 application, completed in Phase 3, implemented a minimum set of functions. EIC PRT Build 2, completed in project Phase 4a of the project, expanded the function set to improve usability by roadway workers. Project Phases 3 and 4a included systems engineering, safety engineering, and software engineering tasks.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Technology Center, Incorporated

    55500 DOT Road
    Pueblo, CO  United States  81001

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Railroad Policy and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Research, Development, and Technology
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Nast, Thomas
  • Publication Date: 2016-5


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Final Report
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 24p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01599305
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/FRA/ORD-16/10
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 9 2016 12:16PM