Advanced Solutions for Mass Transit

"Things do not just happen. They are made to happen. ~ John F. Kennedy"

RL Controls, LLC (RLC) is a Boston based company with extensive technology integration experience for onboard vehicle, wayside and infrastructure systems supporting mass transit rail and bus operations. At RL Controls we make things happen. We leverage our unique and significant transit engineering, installation, and maintenance experience to design and implement powerful dependable solutions that directly meet our customer’s needs and requirements. We are not defined by any one technology or OEM instead we push the normal boundaries of cost, performance, and reliability to provide our customers with the most cost-effective, advanced, and reliable solutions in the marketplace today.


  • WBE
  • DBE
  • SBE
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • IPC Trainer & Application


Train control systems,
Onboard Communication Systems, Wayside
Systems, Commissioning and Test, Field
Service and Maintenance.


Onboard Communication Systems,
CAD/AVL, LPR, Commissioning
and Test, Field Service
and Maintenance.


Station Security Systems,
CCTV, Access Control, Intrusion Detection,
WiFi, Train-to-Wayside, RF Networks,
GBN, Commissioning.


Consultants, Staffing,
Engineering Services, Program
Management, Planning, Site
Management, Operations Support

Why Choose RL Controls?

Whether you need a turnkey system design, onboard vehicle or wayside equipment install and integration. RL Controls has the experience and talent for any size project. Our singular focus is mass transit, and we are driven to make everything we touch better.


Security Onboard & Off

At RL Controls we design security systems that meet your needs, not sell you a bunch of exceptions. Our systems are state of the art, non-proprietary solutions that do not lock you in. CCTV, video surveillance, intrusion detection, access control, Wireless/RF Radios

Intelligent Transit Networks

From train control systems and secure closed end communications networks on Rail to Computer Aided Dispatch and Vehicle locations systems (CAD/AVL) for Bus. We have designed it, installed it, put it into service and maintained it. We truly provide advanced solutions for Mass transit.