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U.S. Class I railroads inch toward full PTC implementation

(Source: Freight Waves, May 19, 2020)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — One hundred percent of the tracks owned by the U.S. operations of the Class I railroads have completed the advanced field testing of positive train control (PTC), a federally mandated safety technology that must be implemented on all Class I railroads, Amtrak and certain commuter rail lines by December 31 of this year, according to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

Full story: Freight Waves

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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