Freightwaves is reporting that the Federal Railroad Administration’s Q2 PTC progress report released Monday said that 23.3 percent of the nation’s domestic railroad operations have achieved interoperability. Interoperability was at 16 percent at
Positive Train Control (PTC)
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today provided a quarterly status update on railroads’ progress in fully implementing positive train control (PTC) systems. Based on railroads’ Second Quarter 2019 PTC Progress Reports which
National Transportation Safety Board Member Jennifer Homendy will join Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal and rail safety advocates at a press conference scheduled for today at 11 a.m., calling for the full implementation
Bloomberg is reporting that New Jersey Transit is withholding the cost of recent expenditures for its Positive Train Control (PTC) project from public view.
RT&S reported Thursday (Aug. 1) that the Government Accounting Office (GAO) released a statement saying that while the railroads are making good progress on the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) on
The Government Accounting Office released a statement yesterday pointing out that much work remains to be done for the railroad industry to achieve interoperability among individual PTC systems. The statement says “Full
Rail freight industry representatives and other officials will appear before the Senate Commerce Committee tomorrow, Wednesday, July 31, to brief lawmakers on the status of Positive Train Control (PTC) technology implementation on
“Commuter rail,” says Metra CEO and Executive Director Jim Derwinski, “needs a distinct voice.” Derwinski and a group of current and former passenger rail industry executives led by former New York Metropolitan
“HOW SAFE ARE AMERICA’S RAILROADS? Lesley Stahl reports on a recent string of crashes on U.S. railroads and the delay in implementing life-saving technology that could have prevented them.” Oh brother. I
Parsons is relocating its corporate headquarters from Pasadena, Calif., to the Washington, D.C. capital region, effective immediately.