A week after a crash on the MBTA Green Line, the MassDOT rejected a staff proposal to install a positive train control system on the light rail line.
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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (CA) approved a $1.5 billion plan that will modernize Caltrain and set the stage for high-speed rail.
After Sunday’s VIA Rail Canada derailment, one expert says that it’s time for Canada to consider requiring railroads to implement positive train control.
Metrolink (CA) is moving forward with plans to install a positive train control system despite efforts in Congress to relax the national requirement for PTC.
Amtrak trains reached a speed of 110 MPH between Kalamazoo (MI) and Porter (IN), marking the first expansion of high-speed rail outside the northeast US.
Commuter railroad Metrolink (CA) received more than $46 million in state and federal funding to help develop a $202 million positive train control system.
APTA asked Congress to extend the 2015 deadline for implementing positive train control because of funding and technical challenges.
Southern California’s Metrolink authorized completion of a contract to introduce positive train control technology throughout its 512-mile system.
Amtrak announced an aggressive schedule to expand positive train control technology three years ahead of a federal deadline.
Concluding its investigation of a 2008 Metrolink fatal train crash in Chatsworth (CA), the National Transportation Safety Board recommended requiring audio and image recorders in all locomotive cabs.