Redline partnered to launch one of the first free onboard WiFi networks on a U.S. railroad
Redlineis a Markham, Ontario based manufacturing company of wireless broadband products that enables the delivery of high-speed communication services like voice, data, video surveillance, and data acquisition for customers.
The company was established in 1999 and the majority of the company’s revenues come from customers in North America and the Middle East.
Redline Communications has been working in partnership with the Utah Transit Authority and the Utah Dept. of Transportation in providing wireless access and surveillance security cameras for their double-decker high speed trains that travel at 80 mph along a stretch of railway beginning in Ogden and ending in Provo, Utah. Redline, with partners Wasatch Electric, NOMAD Digital and Talley Communications, partnered with the Utah Transit Authority to launch one of the first “free to all passengers” onboard WiFi networks on a U.S. railroad.
Utah-based Savage Companies is a privately held international developer, provider, and operator of materials management systems, transportation systems, facilities, and related services. The company has more than 150 facilities across the U.S. and Canada (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Québec, and New Brunswick). Notable Savage clients in Canada include Canadian National Railway, Canadian Pacific Railway and Nova Scotia Power. Savage Services acquired CANAC Railway Services from CN in 2004. It also operates a coal terminal in Nova Scotia.
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