Westcode Inc., in conjunction with Bombardier Transport Canada,
is providing an environmentally friendly HVAC system for Toronto-based GO
Transit's fleet of Bombardier bilevels.
Westcode says its hermetic scroll compressor design is the
first in the rail industry to utilize 410A Refrigerant. Both 410A and 407C will
be the refrigerants of choice to replace R22 by the end of 2009, according to
In addition, a microprocessor has been designed and
manufactured to replace the older PLC system and a 12-inch Touch Screen
Status-Display-Panel, which can be expanded to monitor the functions of other
systems, including doors, battery charges and toilet operations, has been added
to each car.