New partnership with Ruf Telematik AG

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Jacksonville, Florida, June 28, 2017 United Rail, Inc. announced a new partnership with Swiss on-board passenger information system supplier, Ruf Telematik AG to represent and support their products and services to the North American passenger rail transportation markets. United Rail will provide business development, sales and marketing, engineering services, Buy America support and after sales services to Ruf Telematik AG for their work in North America.

“We are very excited with this new partnership” said Mr. Christoph Bölsterli. “We feel that Ruf Telematik AG has a strong portfolio for the North American rail industry. Through this new partnership with United Rail, we expect to have a very successful entry and long term experience here, providing great experiences for our current and future customers. Our services, support and in-house manufactured products are well designed and well manufactured, and we are perfect for the demanding environment that is the North American Rail Industry.

United Rail and Ruf Telematik AG will be introducing various railroad systems and products including VisiWeb -Passenger Information System. VisiWeb is based upon digital technology and is an integrated complete system for visual and acoustic passenger information, video monitoring, infotainment, passenger counting systems, and emergency communications system both in trains and buses as well as Stops and Stations. Ruf Telematik AG is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified supplier.

“Ruf Telematik is a perfect fit for us and our capabilities” said Norwin Voegeli, President and CEO of United Rail. “The North American rail market can be a challenge for international companies not familiar with it and having the right local support can make the difference between success and failure. This new partnership is a great opportunity not just for Ruf Telematik and United Rail, but also for our local rail operators and engineering companies, as Ruf Telematik brings their strong experience and product offerings to support the North American rail industry. We are looking forward to a very long lasting and successful experience relationship with Ruf Telematik in North America”.


United rail, Inc. is a railroad systems, products and service provider, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida with a branch office in Toronto, Canada. Its team provides an extensive international background in the railroad industry, focusing on PTC and signal systems design engineering services for freight, passenger and mass transit operations.

On the Systems and Products side United Rail focuses on its own systems and products, including the “Sentinel Solutionstm” United Rail’s family of remotes asset monitoring and analysis system and

Sales representation, distribution and customer service/support of European rail products to the US rail transportation industry.

For more information click here: United Rail website 


Founded in 1917, the name Ruf has stood for innovation, quality and safety with highly qualified employees with reliable partners to make the Ruf Group one of Europe’s leading IT Companies. Numerous Customers from all over the World that are active in the fields of IT, Telematics and Multimedia choose Ruf Products and services.

Ruf Telematik, a Ruf Group company based in Zürich, Switzerland, is a leading manufacturer of ICT solutions in public transport. The company’s focal point of activities lies in the development, realization and maintenance of complete system solutions for trains, metros, trams and stations. Ruf Telematik’s solution VisiWeb is in daily operation in over 2’000 vehicles worldwide.

For more information click here: RUF Website

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