Topic : Protran

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WMATA, Sacramento RT tap Harsco's Protran unit for track worker safety

Security and Safety | September 20, 2017

The installations will include Protran’s Enhanced Employee Protection System, the first of its kind in the railway safety industry to incorporate three-way communication among track workers, train operators, and dispatchers in the central office.

Sacramento RT lands fed grant to improve rail track worker safety

Security and Safety | January 20, 2017

Working with Protran Technology, a Harsco Rail Co., equipment will be installed in RT’s entire fleet of light rail vehicles and up to 60 Track Workers will be supplied with a smart device and/or an upgraded wearable warning device.

Rail| January 10, 2017

Denver RTD taps Protran for enhanced rail worker safety

Installations are expected to begin in early 2017 and be completed during the second half of the year. Terms of the order were not disclosed.

Management & Operations| October 19, 2016

Harsco taps new president of its worldwide rail business

Jeswant Gill joins Harsco with 30 years of global leadership experience in major multinational manufacturing and technology firms.

Bus| July 7, 2016

SEPTA to install Protran's Safe Turn Alert on entire bus fleet

The system incorporates an audible warning message as well as flashing LED strobe lights on the bus that are automatically activated by the operator’s turn signal and by proximity sensors adjacent to the vehicle’s steering gear.

Bus| March 3, 2014

TriMet testing 'talking buses'

The FTA awarded the agency a $400,000 grant to conduct a comprehensive analysis of devices that alert people when a bus is turning. With “distracted walking” on the rise as the popularity of smartphones and other electronic devices soars, more agencies are considering adding them to their fleet.
Rail| December 16, 2013

Harsco Rail, Protran sign exclusive distribution agreement

The company specializes in technology development, asset monitoring, advance warning, and voltage awareness devices and has been providing U.S. transit systems with technical and manufacturing expertise for the past 15 years.
Management & Operations| November 18, 2013

Track deaths force BART to change protocol, explore options

The deaths of two track workers forced BART to end its “simple approval” method that allowed workers to walk along the tracks in pairs, with one person serving as the lookout.

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