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PTC update: Class Is press ahead to meet implementation deadline

(Source: Progressive Railroading, October 10, 2019)

With the deadline a little more than a year away, railroads continue to chip away at positive train control (PTC) implementation. The 42 roads that are subject to the federal mandate — and end-of-2020 deadline — continued to make steady progress with PTC through the second quarter, according to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Progress reports showed that as of June 30, systems were in operation on about 50,300 of the 58,000 impacted route miles, a 4 percent increase since Q1.

Full story: Progressive Railroading

Monday, October 14, 2019

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