LOS ANGELES COUNTY MBL extension (2009)

This Design-Build contract involves a 9.2-mile light rail extension of LACMTA’s Metro Blue Line (MBL). The project includes at-grade, aerial, and trench alignment with eight new passenger stations. B & C Transit Inc. is responsible for the Train Control and Communications (TC&C) system.
B & C transit Inc. is responsible for design, procurement, assembly, and testing of the communications systems for the eight passenger stations and the interface to the central control facility. B & C Transit Inc. is to provide a fully integrated and compatible communications system with equipment to be furnished at wayside facilities, installed in the trench, at stations, in Communications and Signals buildings/rooms, in traction power substations, at the radio bungalow, and at the rail Operations Control Center. Major communications system components include a SONET cable transmission, public address, variable message sign, CCTV, telephone, voice radio, fire detection and suppression monitoring, intrusion detection, Emergency management panels, seismic detection, and SCADA systems.