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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:Metra awarded the contract and a kick‐off meeting was held. The project is in the conceptual design phase and is at 55% completion with the first milestone nearing completion. Project design report is at 50% completion.
Information Updated:January 2020
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