NORFOLK Light Rail (2008)

B&C Transit Inc. provided the Design – Build contruction documents for the Central Control System (OCC) for the Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) in Norfolk, VA. This system provides control and monitoring of the entire TIDE line, currently in active service in Norfolk. The system provides train control, traction power control, and extensive alarm monitoring of various systems including UPS, Fire, intrusion, TVM, Fiber switches. HRT is a new Light rail system from Newtown Road to Norfolk State University (NSU). The project included at-grade, aerial, and trench alignment with new passenger stations, new yard, and parking structures. The initial $338 million segment, operated by the regional transit agency, HRT, is 7.4 miles, has 11 stops and is currently located only within Norfolk’s city limits.