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					             RECO
         RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.


                           ®
          SNO-NET
An Internet Based Monitoring, Control,
and Notification System and Database
for Track Switch Snow Melter Systems.


          Presenters:
  Railway Equipment Company
                   RECO
              RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.


                          ®
         SNO-NET System
System Utilizes:
• Gas Hot Air Blower
  (GHAB)                          Provides an Easy-To-Use,
                                  Cost Effective System to
• Advanced Control Module         Monitor and Control Snow
• Communications Interface        Melter Systems.

• Web Interface
• Central Database
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                                 RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                 Connectivity via Proprietary WiFi Network
 GHAB Snow
                                      Railroad
   Melter                           WiFi Hotspot
                                                                                      Railroad
 Snow Melter                                                                          Intranet
Control Module
     WiFi
   Interface



                       Cell
                      Tower
                                                                                        RECO
  Text                                                                               Snow Melter
Messaging                                               INTERNET                    Network Server


                         Telco




                                                   Internet   Internet   Internet
                                                    Users      Users      Users
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                            RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.


                 Connectivity via Cellular Modem
                               Cell
                              Tower

 Cell Modem                                                                     RECO
                                                                             Snow Melter
 Snow Melter                                                                Network Server
                                Telco
Control Module
   GHAB
 Snow Melter



                  Cell                              INTERNET
                 Tower

  Text
Messaging

                    Telco


                                         Internet     Internet   Internet
                                          Users        Users      Users
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                RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                           ®
           SNO-NET System
• SNO-NET® capability is standard
  on all new RECo GHAB Snow
  Melters, with their proven history
  of effective, dependable
  performance.

• Can be installed on existing
  RECo GHAB Snow Melters.
                          RECO
                     RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                                ®
               SNO-NET System
Advanced Control Module:
•   Digital screen provides
    visual text display for
    set-up and diagnostics
•   Text screen provides the
    capability of monitoring
    actual operating values
•   Older GHAB models can
    be retrofitted with
    advanced control module
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                RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                           ®
         SNO-NET System
Connectivity:

• Two options are available to connect the
  Snow Melter to the SNO-NET® System:
   – Connect via Wi-Fi system and intranet
   – Connect via cellular modem and utilize local
     Telco service
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                RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                             ®
          SNO-NET System
Two-Way Communication:
• Railroad personnel can remotely initiate
  communication with Snow Melter through any
  internet connected browser:
       – To monitor operating conditions
       – Operate and control the GHAB
• Snow Melter can initiate communications:
       – Notification can go out via email, text
         message, or phone call
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              RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                         ®
         SNO-NET System
Operating Control:

• Remote operation via the internet allows
  users to turn on or off a single Snow Melter
  or a designated group of Snow Melters to
  which the user has access.
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                 RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                            ®
         SNO-NET System
Notifications:
  The SNO-NET® System will continuously
  monitor the Snow Melter and will
  automatically provide immediate notification
  via the internet of any unusual operating
  parameter or fault condition to the specific
  railroad designated recipient(s), as a text
  message, page, or email.
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             RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                        ®
         SNO-NET System
Dispatcher Control and Indication:

• The traditional dispatcher control and
  indication system are preserved and operate
  exactly as in the past.
• Snow detector operation functions exactly as
  in the past.
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               RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                          ®
          SNO-NET System
The SNO-NET® Database:
• All operating information from the Snow
  Melter is continuously uploaded to the System
  Database.
• Data mining will provide information on such
  things as fuel consumed, hours of operation,
  operating patterns, weather data, fault
  conditions, and many more.
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                  RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                              ®
           SNO-NET System
The SNO-NET® System with its enhanced
operational capabilities will provide real savings,
conservatively estimated to be:
   – Save 1,000 gal propane per year            $2,000+
   – Save 1 unscheduled service trip per year   $ 300+
   – Save 1 train delay per year                $ 800+

Estimated minimum savings per year:             $3,100+
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           RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                            ®
            SNO-NET
The SNO-NET® System can be configured for
either new or existing RECo GHAB Snow
Melters for as little as $240 per year.
               RECO
           RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.

                            ®
            SNO-NET
The SNO-NET® System has an annual per switch
cost of $240 and estimated annual savings of
$3,100. Thus, the SNO-NET® System will pay
for itself in less than one year.
        RECO
    RAILWAY EQUIPMENT CO.




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