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Lilee Systems, a wireless communications software company for the transportation industry, has been selected by GE Transportation to design and deploy the Interoperable Train Control Message communication system between Kalamazoo and Dearborn, Mich., on the state-owned rail corridor. Lilee Systems will install its Wayside Status Relay Service and LMC-5500 model to support the ITCM communication system. Lilee systems will also provide its Positive Train Control System Management Gateway service. For more information, go to

West Japan Railway Co.
recently selected MERMEC to install three sets track inspection system to inspect more than 3,000 miles of mainline track, including 400 miles of the Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed line. The V-cube inspection systems will automatically identify and evaluate dozens of different types of defects such as cracks of sleepers, conditions of fasteners, missing bolts, corrosion and welding. For more information, go to

VIA Rail Canada has chosen IVU Traffic Technologies for the deployment of its IVU.rail resource planning software solution that enhances scheduling and dispatching of the company’s 1,200-plus personnel. The software will centralize the complexity of duty scheduling and enhance employee resources, while also implementing a software that helps with the seniority bidding process. For more information, go to

Ruckus Wireless Inc. is joining with Smartac Group China Holdings to implement smart Wi-Fi networks covering more than 300 passenger stations on three major passenger rail systems in China. The deployment is part of a long-term project to enhance wireless network access on Chain’s vast passenger systems between Beijing, Guangzhou, and Lanzhou. The Ruckus Smart WiFi networks will provide high-performance wireless internet access for passengers while also supplying comprehensive real-time data for station operators. The entire project is designed to make China’s passenger stations “smart stations.” Smartac Group is one of the most experienced "new generation" mobile Internet gateway providers in China. For more information, visit

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