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Opinion: Railroads must learn from Amtrak tragedy, implement safety technology

(Source: Progressive Railroading opinion column by Keith Millhouse, June 16, 2017)

Amtrak failed to implement a decades-old safety technology that would have prevented the incident. Positive train control (PTC) combats human error by automatically stopping a train that’s on course to collide with another, on a track it shouldn’t be on or going too fast.

Full story: Progressive Railroading

Friday, June 16, 2017

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