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Avtec Dispatching Solution Selected for New Metro Rail Service in Brazil

September 14, 2017 | by Alex Sargeant

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Sept. 14, 2017 – Avtec Inc., the leading independent supplier of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) dispatch console solutions, and solutions partner Alcon Engenharia de Sistemas have been chosen by the PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) to provide a comprehensive dispatching solution for the railroad’s new suburban metro Line 13. Scheduled to begin operations in 2018, the 12.2 km metro line will be the first link between downtown São Paulo and the Guarulhos International Airport (GRU), Brazil’s busiest airport.

The Avtec solution, which will consist of seven Scout™ VoIP consoles integrated with an EF Johnson radio infrastructure via a DFSI P25 conventional wireline interface, will provide dispatchers with the reliable, system-wide communications needed to ensure safety, track control and operational efficiency. 

“Avtec and Alcon are privileged to be part of this important new passenger rail project, with ridership between the center of town and the airport forecasted to be about 120,000 passengers per day,” said Avtec Vice President of Sales for Railway Solutions Joe Oravetz. “It’s a testament to Scout’s reputation for reliable, high availability performance, as well as its scalable, interoperable design. With the outstanding service support from Alcon, the system can be expanded very easily to accommodate São Paulo’s future metro passenger service growth and subsequent voice dispatching needs.”

About Avtec Inc.
Avtec, Inc. provides pure Internet Protocol (IP) dispatch console solutions for the transportation, public safety, utility, government, business and industrial markets. Since 1979, clients have chosen Avtec’s award-winning technology for their mission-critical dispatch centers. Today, there are thousands of Scout Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) consoles installed worldwide. Visit www.avtecinc.com to learn more.


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