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This project involves the replacement of the current GPS, which has exceeded its useful life. Metra will replace the GPS, on‐board announcement system, and signs on the entire fleet. Metra will also install automatic passenger counters and event recorders. The new system will maintain the necessary current functions, while potentially adding video surveillance, customer information displays, and an infotainment system.

Service Board:Metra Commuter Rail
Program Category:Rolling Stock
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:Contract has been awarded and project kick-off meeting was held. The project is in the conceptual design phase is 100% complete. The preliminary design phase is at 85% completion and final design is at 65% completion. Installation phase has begun.
Information Updated:May 2020
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