Rail Signal Design and Testing Simulation Tool Wins Progressive Railroading Award

August 25, 2022

SATS, the Rail Signal Design and Testing Simulation Tool from Princeton Consultants, Wins Progressive Railroading’s 2022 Reader’s Choice Award

PRINCETON, NJ, August 25, 2022 – Progressive Railroading announced that Princeton Consultants’ SATS is a winner of its third-annual Reader’s Choice Awards program, which recognizes products that best meet the rail industry’s needs as selected by Progressive Railroading subscribers.

SATS, is a robust simulation tool that improves and substantially automates rail system testing. Users report improved testing and troubleshooting accuracy, reduced field time, and simplified and accelerated training. Clients include Class I Railroads, short lines, passenger and transit operators, and many leading signal design and engineering organizations.

“We are grateful to our many users for this honor,” said Princeton Consultants Director Attila Mihalyi. “Our team has worked diligently to make SATS the preferred testing solution by the signal engineering community in North America. We continue to upgrade and support SATS as we ensure that it evolves with new testing needs and takes advantage of new possibilities that today’s fast evolving technologies can offer.”

The Reader’s Choice Awards program attracts numerous groundbreaking product submissions from leading manufacturers each year. “These companies truly exemplify the innovation, creativity, and dedication to excellence necessary to provide products that meet the changing needs of our industry,” said Progressive Railroading Publisher Kirk Bastyr. The 2022 awards recognize products, systems and technologies in six categories: communications and signaling; innovation; maintenance of way; new products; safety; and technology. SATS won in the communications and signaling category. The winners are summarized in the digital edition of Progressive Railroading.

Princeton Consultants, blends software development, AI and management consulting to help railroads and other transportation companies improve asset utilization and operational effectiveness. Founded in 1981, the firm performs trailblazing digital transformation work in rail areas including strategy and analysis, operations, engineering, marketing, intermodal, and railcar management.