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Union Switch & Signal receives contracts

Posted on January 16, 2002

Union Switch & Signal Inc.(US&S) received four contracts for signaling and control systems having a total value in excess of $100 million. US&S, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., and with manufacturing operations in Batesburg, S.C., will provide systems for the Chicago Transit Authority; the Port Authority of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Tri-Met in Portland, Ore.; and Railtrack plc. in the United Kingdom. Some systems, including Chicago Transit, Allegheny County and Tri-Met, will feature the US&S microprocessor-based Microlok II wayside control package, switch machines and wayside signals. The agreement with Railtrack includes plans to design, build and install a Network Management Center system for its massive West Coast Route Modernization program.

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