Positive Train Control (PTC)
Be ready for today’s challenges in industrial, mining and freight railway operation
As modern rail operator, you face many challenges ranging from systems which are unreliable, inefficient and have a limited expansion flexibility to derailment and other incidents. All resulting in high maintenance, operational, and procurement costs.
Tailored to your needsProviding high scalability and enhanced efﬁciency, Siemens Trainguard Sentinel solutions are tailored to optimally meet the needs of industrial, mining or freight operators. The system offers improved safety, enhanced service recovery, as well as greater reliability and maintenance prediction. These solutions are also affordable in terms of set-up, operation and expansion. In short: Trainguard Sentinel enables smooth operations for heavy loads.
Benefits at a glance
Safe and reliable PTC operation
Easy to install and maintain, Trainguard Sentinel comprises of a primary control module and cab display units, with an optional second display. Speed and location are determined via an on-board track database, commercial GPS receiver, and axle tachometers. Trainguard Sentinel also offers integrated head- and end-of-train operation as well as open interfaces to data radios or other locomotive equipment using AAR interoperability standards.
Three scalable levels
Siemens Trainguard Sentinel represents a best-in-class and cost-optimized train control solution. The system is scalable in size and scope, assuring highest operator beneﬁts with the lowest investment costs.