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February 24, 2014

Metrolink demos new PTC system

Wabtec's I-ETMS PTC System will be implemented on select trains that share BNSF tracks on the Metrolink 91 Line, Orange County Line and Inland Empire-Orange County Line.


February 20, 2014

Metrolink to debut collision avoidance system

Officials for the Los Angeles-based commuter rail service vowed to act a year ahead of the mandated federal deadline for the positive train control technology.


December 10, 2013

Feds award Metrolink $75M for extension

The 24-mile Perris Valley Line will serve the California communities of Alessandro, Moreno Valley and Perris and improve transit options for commuters east and south of downtown Riverside.


December 2, 2013

Metrolink awarded $61K for railroads safety campaign

Will use the funding as part of an ongoing commitment to keep roadways and rail crossings safe through safety education, information and enforcement.


June 21, 2013

Metrolink, L.A. Metro break ground on new station

The project will complement the existing Burbank-Bob Hope Airport Metrolink Station on the Ventura County Line and the Regional Intermodal Transportation Center being constructed by the airport to accommodate a bus transfer facility and rental car facilities.


June 20, 2013

L.A. Metro, Metrolink launch 'smart' fare tickets

The new TAP tickets, which are embedded with a “smart chip” and antenna, allow Metrolink passengers to easily access Metro gates with a quick tap of their ticket at all turnstiles.


February 12, 2013

Metrolink exec quits in wake of accounting problems

Chief Financial Officer resigned over an internal report that claimed accounting irregularities and poor management and record-keeping. Agency does not have enough cash reserves to meet its current obligations, according to the report.


February 11, 2013

NTSB to hold public forum on positive train control

The "Positive Train Control: Is it on Track?" forum will be held in the NTSB Conference Center in Washington, D.C., and is free and open to the public. A detailed agenda and a list of speakers are forthcoming.


October 2, 2012

Illinois' Metrolink sends sustainability message

Received APTA's Outstanding Public Transportation System Award for an agency with four million or fewer passenger trips annually.


September 19, 2012

Metrolink appoints DePallo CEO

Michael P. DePallo currently serves as Director and GM for the Port Authority Trans Hudson Corporation, a heavy rail subsidiary of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that transports over 250,000 passenger trips a day between Manhattan and neighboring New Jersey.


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