FRA issues NOFO for $46M in PTC funds

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register for $46.3 million in Positive Train Control (PTC) System Grants.

Union Pacific has 70% of route miles in PTC operation

Union Pacific released its data, as of Aug. 17, 2018, detailing its progress implementing positive train control (PTC).

FRA: Q2 2018 PTC data shows significant improvement

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released Second Quarter 2018 Positive Train Control (PTC) progress statistics noting that despite nine railroads being classified as “at-risk,” overall, the data shows significant improvement as the

Railroads in Illinois, N.M., Texas and N.Y. secure $73M in Positive Train Control grants

News began to trickle out from congressional offices regarding which properties have been awarded federal grants that will be applied toward the cost of implementing Positive Train Control (PTC).

Commuter rail industry continues its steady progress toward PTC implementation

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) provided a second quarter 2018 update to progress the commuter rail industry has made toward implementing Positive Train Control (PTC).

FRA issues rail grants to Alaska, Wyoming; South Dakota misses out

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued $1.26 million for rail capital projects in Alaska and Wyoming. The funds are made available by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017.