Joining the Top Expertise in World-Class HSR & Working Together to Accelerate Support for Major Rail Investment Across America
Icomera has joined the U.S. High Speed Rail (USHSR) Association, one of the industry’s most progressive associations working to bring world-class high-speed rail to cities and regions across America. Alongside the USHSR Association and the growing community of partners, Icomera will help build widespread public, business, and industry support for major investment in fast, frequent and affordable trains.
Through its global footprint, Icomera has witnessed the benefit of high-speed rail in Europe working with clients such as Deutsche Bahn, Thalys, and Trenitalia. Serving intercity rail operators, such as Amtrak, VIA Rail and Brightline, Icomera sheds a positive outlook on the opportunity for high-speed rail in North America.
“We welcome Icomera as a new member in USHSR,” said Andy Kunz, USHSR President. “Icomera is a global leader in providing a connected experience while zooming across continents. We welcome their expertise here as we develop our national high speed rail network.“
Icomera is the world’s leading provider of integrated connectivity solutions for trains, trams, buses, and coaches. Worldwide, more than 8,000 train sets are equipped with Icomera solutions, connecting 1 million+ passengers and ensuring the delivery of 130 TB of data every day.
Icomera employs approximately 40 transportation professionals in North America who can contribute to best practices, promote value propositions, carry key messages, educate policy makers on the topic of how high-speed rail can become a reality. The USHSR Association gains an insightful partner in Icomera with industry knowledge and 30+ patents within mass transit connectivity.
“Icomera shares a similar mission with the USHSR Association: to support big-picture regional and national plans that integrate high-speed trains, conventional trains and expanded bus networks,” says Ross Colvin, Vice President of Business Development at Icomera US. “We continue to innovate to meet the growing data demands presented by the advent of 5G and IoT technology and apply future-proof solutions to the transportation industry.”
“We continue our dedication to green mobility by supporting high speed rail as it takes shape in multiple states across the country,” says Gabriel Lopez-Bernal, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Icomera US. “Icomera is committed to joining forces with the USHSR Association to accelerate the national program.”