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PTC Hosting

Simplify PTC implementation

Positive Train Control Program Management

Herzog’s Positive Train Control (PTC) Hosting provides all required functionality for a PTC back office. We are proud to be an ASLRRA Preferred Provider for CI-BOS Hosted Services.

Whether it be C/I BOS, PTC Messaging, Interoperable Federation, or 24/7 support, our highly-available, highly-secure hosting platform provides railroads all facets required to operate in a PTC environment.

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Who We Serve
Class 1 railroads
Short line railroads
Rail transit systems

Centralized PTC hosting services

By centralizing personnel, hardware, data center space, and commercial circuits, Herzog is able to drive down systems complexity and offer a more reliable and timely solution to customers.

PTC Hosting Features

PTC functionality

All required back-office functions are centralized and provided as a complete service.

Accelerated timeline

With an aggressive design philosophy, Herzog has greatly reduced the time it takes to deploy a PTC Back Office.


Nationwide availability

Hosting is available for any Class I, short line, or commuter railroad in the United States.

Fully federated and interoperable

Herzog was the first non-railroad entity with a connection to the Federated Network, and the first non-railroad to obtain Federation of the PTC messaging system.

Secure & reliable

Herzog’s infrastructure is in a state-of-the-art data center, with geographic redundancy, 99.99% system availability, and disaster recovery. Customer data is fully secure.

Configuration management integration

Configuration management and version control are fully integrated into our PTC hosting process on all systems.