Security and Safety

NJ TRANSIT rushing to meet PTC deadline

Posted on November 11, 2016

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NEWARK, N.J. — NJ TRANSIT is racing to install thousands of pieces of equipment along hundreds of miles of track — and in more than 400 trains — in a $275 million effort to have positive train control running by the federally-mandated December 2018 deadline, reports NJ Advance Media.

In a presentation given to State Transportation Commissioner Richard Hammer, the agency gave a March 2017 date for the expected arrival of two PTC simulators for employee training and accelerated installation of PTC equipment in rail vehicles to start. For the full story, click here.

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