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Major Metro Achieves Highly Reliable Transit Automation with CIMPLICITY HMI/SCADA



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Extremely large-scale enterprise automation

24/7 Reliability

Like more than 500 other major metros around the world, this large city relies on GE for its transit authority's automation needs. 


The city partnered with GE to achieve:


  • Real-time centralized traffic control
  • Central monitoring solution and relay room monitoring - Train, rail and station operations
  • Monitoring and controlling switchgear
  • Highly available solution
  • Incident reporting and analysis
  • Real-time service information for customers
  • Extremely large-scale system

Metro Automation: Operations Control Center

The city can manage transit operations from their main control room, saving time and accelerating response without operators having to be on-site. The large, distributed automation system features:


  • CIMPLICITY as the core SCADA
  • CIMPLICITY redundancy for 24/7 high availability
  • Proficy Historian for industrial data management
  • Proficy Webspace for remote access
  • GE's dashboard portal for reporting
  • CIMPLICITY’s DGR (Digital Graphical Replay) provides playback from incidents using the historical data in Proficy Historian
  • GE Digital’s PMCS for monitoring energy and switchgear control

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