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Queensland Rail: Locomotive Test Facility Control Upgrade



FAST FACTS
CLIENT
Queensland Rail
LOCATION
PROJECT
Locomotive Test Facility Control Upgrade for QR 2001-2002
DATE
01-Jan-2002
PLANT DETAILS
Locomotive Test Facility
CONTROL SYSTEM
Allen Bradley PLC; Citect SCADA






PROJECT SCOPE

Upgrade the instrumentation & implement a control system & data storage archival system that shall automatically create reports with a greater level of accuracy & consistency.

MIPAC SCOPE

  • Project Management
  • Instrument selection and procurement
  • PLC, SCADA & Database system logic design & configuration
  • Electrical and Instrumentation installation design
  • Electrical and Instrumentation installation and supervision
  • System commissioning

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two Allen Bradley PLC control systems
  • Two Citect SCADA systems
  • Mirrored MSDE databases with SQL server controls
  • Automated test reports using MS-Access
  • Each system was installed and commissioned

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Minimal impact on daily operations
  • Positive acceptance by QR Locomotive Testing Officers
  • User Interface - SCADA configuration maximised on industrial touch screen features
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