Founded in 1997, RAILCON
is a well established presence in North American Railroad signal
design. Because of our dedication to quality and reliability
at the highest level, we have had contractual relationships
with the majority of Class 1 railroads as well as large scale
projects involving many Commuter rail systems on this continent.
is located in Montreal Canada, one of the most important cities
American railroad history. RAILCON
has a committed staff of highly experienced Class 1 designers
led by the founders Brian Scott (below right) and Andre Richard
Richard, Director of Operations, has
in excess of 35 years experience in railway signal design.
For 15 years he worked as Senior Circuit Designer in
the design office of Canadian National. Then, for 3
years as Manager Signal Design with a large U.S. consulting
firm in Jacksonville, Fla., he was primarily involved
in implementing design production procedures and quality
control assurance. Prior to his involvement in railway
signal design Andre worked as a Railway Operator, and
in signal construction and maintenance. Andre has a
BSEE Accreditation from the Miami State University.
Scott, Director of Signal Design,
had in excess of 37 years experience in railway signal
design (passed 2015) For 11 years as a Chief Circuit Designer
in the design office of Canadian National, particularly
in the comprehensive Great Lakes region, his responsibilities
in this capacity included heading a Design Group that
produced Technical Specifications, Project Cost estimating
and detailed circuit design drawings for wayside signaling
systems and automatic highway warning systems. In addition
to his design background, Brian also held a Supervisory
position in Signal Material Management.
Having worked their craft in every area of
Railroad signal design for over thirty years, Brian and Andre
developed a keen understanding of what it takes to satisfy the
requirements and expectations of the industry:
Excellence in functionality, reliability and safety.
achieves these standards through skill and experience with eyes
and minds always open to the latest technology. The result is
highest quality, timely and cost-effective service.