North County Transit District in San Diego, Calif., plans to begin the second phase of Positive Train Control (PTC) system installation on all COASTER commuter trains Jan. 15.
In order to install PTC equipment, construction crews will be installing fiber optic cables along and under the railroad tracks, as well as installing the related transmission equipment.
The work will encompass the areas between the Oceanside Transit Center and the Old Town Station, (from milepost 226.4 to 264.2). The specific work area commencing on Jan. 15 will be from the Miramar Wye near the intersection of Miramar Rd. and Frost-Mar Pl. to Santa Fe St. and E. St. adjacent to the Rose Canyon Bicycle Path. Crews will work Monday through Friday from approximately 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.