CSX STC SmartScan NG² — CSX River Sub QR 71.8 Oakes, NY
A new STC SmartScan NG² site installed in 2023. In the wake of the East Palestine, OH derailment, CSX and NS have both been installing new defect detectors across their systems to get the spacing between HBD sites down to less than 15 miles.
CSX STC SmartScan NG² upgraded from STC SmartScan NG — CSX Buffalo Terminal Sub QC 407.3 Batavia, NY
An STC SmartScan NG² site upgraded from an STC SmartScan NG in 2022. The 1/4 wave VHF antenna was replaced with a dipole antenna, but the site retained the STC Type 2 bearing scanners and was not retrofitted with any wheel scanners.