CSX Taps Avtec to Outfit Dispatching Centers

Avtec, Inc., announced today that it has entered into a contract with CSX.

Under the multi-year contract, all of the Class I railroad's main-line dispatching centers will migrate to Avtec's Scout pure-IP radio console with enterprise management capabilities, the Gilbert, S.C.-based firm said. As a result of the project, CSX will end up with hundreds of console positions controlling more than 1,000 RoIP (Radio over Internet Protocol) radio base stations in 23 states, Washington, D.C., and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

Specific terms of the contract were not disclosed.