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ORTHSTAR to build transit car simulator for Port Authority Trans-Hudson


Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. recently awarded a contract to ORTHSTAR Inc. to build, test and maintain software and hardware for a transit car simulator to be used by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

The agency will use the simulator to train operators to run the PA-5 passenger cars being built for the Port Authority Trans-Hudson by Kawasaki. The simulator will feature a full replica cab, motion system and computer-generated video imagery system.

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