BNSF Implements Buckeye Mountain’s RapidCrane to Support Remote Wide-span Crane Operations

Progressive Railroading: Another wide-span crane first for BNSF: Wireless remote-control operation

Akron, OH, Jan 11, 2024 – BNSF has partnered with Buckeye Mountain to implement a high-speed low latency wireless solution to support critical wide-span crane operations.  Buckeye Mountain’s RapidCrane product supports multi-gigabit speeds, redundant paths, and extremely low latency, which is crucial for remote operations.  Steve Hill, Director of wireless engineering at Buckeye Mountain, commented: “There are significant technical and environmental challenges to be addressed in implementing a solution that provides the speeds, low latency and maximum jitter requirements for remote crane operations. The implementation of RapidCrane at BNSF has met and exceeded those requirements.”

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