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Metrolink's Art Leahy announces retirement

Management & Operations| October 15, 2018

A 47-year veteran of the transportation industry, Leahy joined Metrolink after leading Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority as CEO from 2009 to 2015.

Metra marks completion of major PTC milestone

Security and Safety | September 17, 2018

Chicago is the most complex railroad network in the country, with 1,300 to 1,400 trains operating over multiple railroads every day.

Management & Operations| September 13, 2018

Metrolink honors memory of those killed, injured in 2008 train crash

Ten years ago, a Metrolink passenger train collided head-on with a Union Pacific freight train in the Chatsworth area.

Security and Safety | September 12, 2018

FRA makes $46M available for PTC work

The NOFO represents the balance of the $250 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program funds available. 

Security and Safety | August 27, 2018

FRA awards $203M for positive train control

Expects to issue a second NOFO soliciting applications for PTC systems deployment projects based on the balance of the $250M.

Security and Safety | August 22, 2018

N.M.'s Rail Runner receives $29M for PTC project

The upgrades are expected to be completed by the end of 2020, which is after the U.S. DOT’s deadline.

Security and Safety | August 15, 2018

Commuter rail making strong progress on PTC, APTA says

Advancements reflect the commuter rail industry's commitment to safety and to implementing PTC by the statutory deadline.

Rail| August 8, 2018

FRA issues $1.26M for rail capital projects

Factors considered included supporting economic vitality; leveraging federal funding; and using innovative ways to improve safety.

Security and Safety | July 18, 2018

FRA to hold second PTC symposium for 41 railroads facing mandate

Set to be held on Monday, July 16, at U.S. DOT headquarters in Washington, D.C., the symposium will discuss best practices for PTC system field and interoperability testing.

Security and Safety | June 27, 2018

NJ Transit concedes it will not meet PTC deadline

Corbett’s statement comes on the heels of a letter sent to NJ Transit by the FRA that said the agency was at risk of failing to meet the requirements to even apply for the extension.

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