08532850 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 202 patents.

A locomotive consist includes a lead locomotive, one or more trail locomotives, and a multiple unit (MU) cable bus interconnecting the first locomotive and the trail locomotives, which is used in the locomotive consist for transferring non-network control information between the lead vehicle and the trail locomotives. In a system and method for communicating data in the locomotive consist, network data is transmitted from the lead locomotive in the locomotive consist to one or more of the trail locomotives in the locomotive consist. The network data is transmitted over the MU cable bus. Each locomotive may include a computer unit or other electronic component, which along with the MU cable bus form a network in the train, e.g., an Ethernet network.

Title
System and method for communicating data in locomotive consist or other vehicle consist
Application Number
12/683874
Publication Number
8532850 (B2)
Application Date
January 7, 2010
Publication Date
September 10, 2013
Inventor
Eugene A Smith
Satellite Beach
FL, US
Todd William Goodermuth
Satellite Beach
FL, US
Jared Klineman Cooper
Palm Bay
FL, US
Agent
John A Kramer
GE Global Operation
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
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