Remote Train Operation
Enable safer and more efficient rail operations.
For over 50 years, the industry-leading remote control and communication platform.
Wabtec’s LOCOTROL® Distributed Power system was launched over fifty years ago and during that time has become the leading control and communication system, enabling coordinated braking and traction power distribution between lead and remote locomotives on over 21,000 locomotives in 17 countries.
Today, in addition to being the platform for next-generation distributed power, the LOCOTROL system is also the foundation for train automation, including remote control locomotive and drone control. The result? Increased hauling capacity, throughput and capacity. Improved fuel efficiency. Expanded crew productivity. Reduced manpower for switching operations. And increased system throughput.