Cattron MP96 is a a proven set of throttle/brake operation remote control systems for Class II, Class III and industrial rail. With a comprehensive feature list, Cattron is a heavy duty, powerful system that will last for many years.
Cattron MP96 Features
Proportional Independent Brake Control
With pressure mounting and optional proportional Train Brake control and monitoring.
Wheel Slip Control
Automatic sanding, holding or reduction of throttle notch is performed automatically when wheel slips are detected.
Trainline Alarm Monitoring
A single input monitors the locomotive trainline alarm.
Maintenance Terminal Toolkit
Gives the operator the ability to update RCL software, configure spare gold boxes and review archive records. Wired and wireless connectivity options are available.
Train Brake Interface
This feature adds proportional Train Brake Control and Monitoring to the RCL system.
The OCU detects that if it is tilted beyond a certain threshold for a predefined period, the RCL system automatically goes into an emergency penalty.
Cattron MP96 Options
Speed Limiting Option
A single or multiple speed limits can be enforced. Adjusting the speed limit can be accommodated in multiple methods. Available on MP96RCL only.
Man-Down Alert Option
In the event that an OCU is tilted for too long, the radio broadcasts a message indicating that the operator has fallen. Many models of cab radio are supported.
Digital Talkback Option
Provides two-way RF communication between the OCU and MCU. Permits feedback regarding locomotive status in the form of LEDs and canned status messages.
Pitch & Catch
Permits a two-person team to direct movements of the RCL system.
Vigilance and PTO
Select OCUs can be equipped with a vigilance or a Push To Operate (PTO) feature to enforce operator alertness.