The U.S. transportation network looks to be a year from meeting its full implementation goals for positive train control (PTC), following developments as the 2018 year came to a close.
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Rep. Dan Lipinski of Illinois’ third District has announced that Metra, the commuter railroad serving the Chicago metropolitan area, will receive more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has entered into an agreement with Wabtec Railway Electronics, Inc. to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) support to its members via the Wabtec Cloud
The U.S. House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials has scheduled a hearing on Sept. 13 that will focus on the rail industry’s implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded more than $200 million in available funds to assist with the deployment of Positive Train Control (PTC) with a second solicitation expected soon regarding the
The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) has promoted George Newman from director of Advanced Train Control Systems (ATCS) to senior director effective July 2.
BNSF Railway, citing interoperability issues, has filed a two-year extension request of the Positive Train Control (PTC) deadline with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
Amtrak, working with BNSF, will the week of June 11 implement Positive Train Control (PTC) on BNSF-owned subdivisions that host the Southwest Chief and California Zephyr, marking the first activation on host-owned
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will hold three symposia in Washington, D.C., throughout the summer to answer questions and address best practices surrounding the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will host a webinar on June 4 aimed at helping those seeking funding for the recently announced positive train control (PTC) grants.