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HRI Traffic Management

Equipment Package: HRI Traffic Management

Description: This equipment package monitors and controls highway-rail intersection (HRI) equipment. Various levels of roadside equipment may be interfaced to this equipment package including standard speed active warning systems and high speed systems which provide additional information on approaching trains and detect and report obstructions in the HRI. This equipment package remotely monitors and reports the status of the HRI equipment and sends control plan updates to the HRI equipment.
Included In: Local City/Town TMC
MassDOT - Highway Division District Offices / DTOC
MassDOT - Highway Division HOC
Functional Requirements 1 - The center shall remotely control highway-rail intersection (HRI) equipment located in the field.
2 - The center shall accept collect highway-rail intersection (HRI) advisory or alert data from rail operations centers.
3 - The center shall collect highway-rail intersection (HRI) equipment operational status and compare against the control information sent by the center.
4 - The center shall provide the highway-rail intersection (HRI) equipment operational status to rail operations centers.
5 - The center shall collect incident information related to a highway-rail intersection (HRI), such as intersection blockages or crashes or equipment malfunctions.
6 - The center shall implement control plans to coordinate signalized intersections around highway-rail intersections (HRI), under control of center personnel, based on data from sensors and surveillance monitoring traffic conditions, incidents, equipment faults, pedestrian crossings, etc.
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