April 19, 2011

Rail Safety group to provide PTC support for CN

Rail Safety Consulting LLC (RSC) was contracted by CN to provide services in support of the railway's Positive Train Control (PTC) Program.

RSC services for CN will include technical support and assistance for completion and submission of FRA-required PTC documentation and supporting evidence in support of system certification. RSC is performing similar services for several other freight and commuter railroad clients.

CN — Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries — spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C.; Montreal; Halifax; New Orleans; and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of Toronto; Buffalo; Chicago; Detroit; Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis.; Green Bay, Wis.; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.; Memphis; St. Louis; and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America.

RSC is an independent consultant to the railway industry specializing in train control safety, with particular emphasis on PTC and CBTC systems safety and their compliance with regulatory requirements.

 

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