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June 2012

Rail Operators Steadily Moving Toward PTC Implementation

While funding and technology integration remain key issues, some U.S. rail operators are looking to meet the 2015 Congressional deadline, including Southern California’s Metrolink, which aims to have its system in place by next year.

February 2011

Calif.'s Metrolink weathers record storms, plans service upgrades

In December 2010, record Southern California rains, causing damage such as flooded tracks, forced Metrolink to scramble to maintain services for its customers.

June 2010

Key to Managing Workplace Issues: Communication

Despite facing divergent issues, CEOs for both the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority and Southern California's Metrolink say they are maintaining morale and working on solving problems by employing this method.

May 2010

Transit Systems Target Rail Safety

With the upcoming 2015 deadline for installation, positive train control systems are a main focus for rail operators. Train car technologies that reduce passenger injuries in a collision and other security systems are also in the works.

December 2008

Safety measures increased after crash

Following the Sept. 12 Metro­link rail accident in Chatsworth, Calif., the operation has taken steps to bolster its safety measures, including adding a crewmember in the lead cab and making equipment and track improvements.

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