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Herzog Technologies, Inc.

Integration and technology solutions

A Turnkey Railroad Systems Company

Herzog Technologies, Inc. (HTI) provides innovative technology-based solutions to the railroad industry.

From planning to operations, basic engineering to complex turnkey system integration, HTI delivers.

Division Capabilities
Who We Serve
Class 1 railroads
Short line railroads
Rail transit systems
Competitive Advantage
Proven PTC integration capabilities
PTC data acquisition
Back-office hosting
Comprehensive signal maintenance
Custom software development
In-house systems engineering & design
Highly-experienced field construction & installation personnel

Jim Hanlon

Herzog Technologies, Inc. (HTI) – President

As President of Herzog Technologies, Inc., Jim provides strategic leadership for Herzog’s technological initiatives in the areas of traditional wayside and communication, Positive Train Control (PTC); GIS survey and mapping; and custom software development. One of Jim’s primary objectives is to ensure Herzog continues to deliver the most technologically-advanced solutions to the rail industry.


Rail systems and services

HTI is a railroad systems and services company. From traditional wayside signaling and communications systems to PTC systems integration, we understand rail-based systems and their importance to the industry. Our breadth of experience enables us to create custom, comprehensive solutions to fit every need.

Positive Train Control

Mandated by Congress in 2008, PTC continues to be a challenge for the rail industry. HTI can help clients fulfill the FRA PTC implementation mandate with our turnkey systems solutions and on-call support.

GIS Data Collection & Management

HTI has the capability to perform detailed surveys, gathering the data necessary to ensure PTC remains operational. In addition, we perform critical feature verification and validation activities to maintain PTC compliance.

  • LIDAR & high-resolution imagery
  • Advanced processing & storage solutions
  • Comprehensive deliverables

Custom Railroad Software Development

Specifically designed for the rail industry, HTI offers Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to help clients manage their track data.

  • PTC support applications
  • GIS software
  • Back-office applications
  • Video Track Chart℠

Wayside Signal & Communications

HTI can support any aspect of constructing or maintaining railroad signals and communications systems. From design and installation to commissioning and maintenance we offer turnkey solutions.

  • New system installation & commissioning
  • System maintenance
  • Communications-specific installation
  • Fiber optic cable installation & testing

Herzog Technologies Featured Project

PTC Hosting - Watco Companies, LLC

To assist Watco Companies in meeting PTC requirements, Herzog implemented its PTC Hosting solution. This Herzog solution allows railroads to simplify and accelerate their PTC implementation efforts by utilizing both Herzog’s PTC expertise and robust suite of technology services. With this strategic approach, the Watco PTC deployment timeline is greatly reduced.


  • Professional services in support of Watco Configuration Management and PTC testing efforts
  • Class 4 data center environment
  • Highly available and scalable PTC architecture
  • 24/7/365 technology support center


Herzog and Watco are on track to implement PTC in advance of the mandated deadline.


HTI has active engagements with:

  • Federal Transit administration
  • FRA
  • FCC
  • APTA