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Railroad Dispatch Communication Consoles

The dispatch console moving 70% of Class I railroads in North America.

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Belt Railway Chicago
BNSF Railway
Norfolk Southern

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Scout for Railroad Dispatch

Our pure IP platform links locomotive, yard, wayside, intermodal, and dispatch personnel for safe, efficient rail control. Manage railway dispatch and operational continuity with a single flexible communication console.


Scalable Solutions

  • Open-standard IP infrastructure
  • Enterprise, multi-site, management capability
  • Highly-customizable GUI user interface
  • System redundancy for 24/7/365 availability
  • Supports leading digital and analog radio technologies
  • Supports IP-based and analog telephony platforms
  • Seamless voice logging recorder integration

Optimize Operations

  • Ensure safe track control and operations
  • Improve scheduling and velocity
  • Simplify upgrades and migration
  • Optimize IT network bandwidth usage

Realize Savings And Improve Rail Safety
Providing no-fail, system-wide communications is one aspect of a dispatching solution. By using a COTS based hardware platform in our pure IP console system, railroads can leverage non-proprietary PC, server, and IP networking equipment, which ensures business continuity, and provides a scalable system that delivers safe, efficient operations at significant savings over legacy technologies.

Supports Common Radio & Telephony Interfaces

  • Standard Analog FM
  • NXDN for both Conventional & Trunked Modes
  • DMR Tier III
  • MPT-1327 Trunked Radio Communications Netowrks
  • Traditional & IP-based PBXs

Proven Performance
Scout dispatch console solutions are trusted in 70% of North America’s Class 1 railroads and more than 25 short line, regional and transit railways. With failure-proof performance and profit-enhancing productivity, it’s the dispatching console that improves operational efficiency as it keeps workers, equipment, and railways safe.

Deploy the award-winning system high-performance railroads turn to for precise and seamless operations: Scout.

Proven & Trusted

“Avtec’s innovative VPGate platform and Outpost radio interface provides for an easy integration into CSX’s existing IP network, which will modernize our rail yard.”

Craig King, CSX Communications and Signals

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