March 20, 2014
Meanwhile, both railroads are working together to procure and install Positive Train Control as quickly as possible.
February 24, 2014
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.
January 16, 2014
Improving operational safety in rail transit made the list for the first time. The list also includes making improvements to occupant protection and fire safety, doing more to prevent distracted and impaired driving.
December 23, 2013
The upgrade will increase the safety and reliability of the line and support the LIRR’s planned PTC system.
December 18, 2013
In an op-ed piece, Joseph Boardman said Congress, the FRA, the rail industry and all other players involved need to re-double their commitment, provide funding, act with determination and eliminate roadblocks to achieve PTC implementation as soon as possible.
December 17, 2013
Will provide its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System equipment and installation for 16 locomotives and 18 passenger transit cab cars as well as signal design and communications, mapping and systems integration.
December 4, 2013
The FRA asked Congress to grant extensions for positive train control on some rail lines and allow alternative technologies, according to a Government Accountability Office report published in August.
November 11, 2013
The decision adopts new rules in General Order 175 and reflects years of discussion, debate, and collaboration in this proceeding and amongst California’s rail transit industry experts and stakeholders.
October 2, 2013
Cost and complexity cited as reasons for needing an extension of the 2015 deadline. California Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are fighting an extension, saying that if Metrolink can meet the deadline, other railroads should also be able to.
October 1, 2013
Once in place, the CMU-2000 family of communications manager units will enhance the safety and performance of passenger rail service by enabling fast, reliable transmission of PTC data signals and commands.
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