Union Pacific recently completed Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation, activating its final track segment. The technology is now implemented on all the company’s federally mandated rail lines, including required passenger train routes.
Positive Train Control (PTC)
Concern over computer hacking of critical infrastructure, and even of our political elections, permeates the entire U.S. The more we come to rely on digital and automated processes, the more dependent we
Norfolk Southern has created a virtual positive train control (PTC) lab that offers a sophisticated way to test the latest PTC technology without having to do it with live trains on the
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
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