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Installation of Positive Train Control beset by delays, high costs

(Source: Omaha World-Herald, June 13, 2014)

OMAHA, Neb. Mandated by a 2008 federal law, positive train control has been beset by delays, expense and trouble. Originally slated to be partially finished by next year, pending legislation seeks to extend the deadline, and some estimate it wont get operational until 2020. Costs for the nations freight railroads, such as Omaha-based Union Pacific and Berkshire Hathaway-owned BNSF, continue to rise.

Full story: Omaha World-Herald

Friday, June 13, 2014

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