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Edmonton LRT Signals Upgrade

Working as a subcontractor to GE Transportation, PNR RailWorks Signals & Communications division upgraded signals for the 30-year-old Northeast LRT line with a new electronic system.
Project Highlights 
  • Recabled entire system
  • Installed new signals
  • Installed new track appliances
  • Rebuilt five signal control rooms
Edmonton, Alberta
Customer 
City of Edmonton
Business Unit 
PNR RailWorks
Project Description 

PNR RailWorks Signals & Communications division upgraded signals for the Edmonton, Alberta, light rail transit (LRT) system, giving the 30-year-old Northeast LRT line a new electronic system.

Project Scope 

Crews replaced the aging relay logic signal system with updated, solid-state electron controls. The $7.5 million project included re-cabling the entire system, installing new signals, installing new track appliances, and completely rebuilding five signal control rooms while maintaining transit systems operations.