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NJ Transit meets PTC deadline, but had to do some unconventional things

(Source: www.northjersey.com, January 3, 2019)

BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — Yes, NJ Transit finished the required work on a safety system before the Dec. 31 deadline. But riders may see a few unusual arrangements, temporarily, because of it. First, NJ Transit has leased seven electric locomotives from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. SEPTA retired the locomotives last year, but they are equipped for positive train control, the system the nation's commuter railroads were required to install.

Full story: www.northjersey.com

Friday, January 4, 2019

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