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BNSF Railway published its $US 3.3bn 2018 spending plan on January 31 which comprises $US 2.4bn for track and rolling stock maintenance and $US 900m for new projects.
US Department of Transportation (USDOT) secretary Ms Elaine Chao has sent a form letter to 47 Class 1, inter-city and state and local transit authorities to stress the urgency and…
THREE people were killed and more than 70 injured when an Amtrak Cascades train derailed on December 18 while traversing a curve leading onto a bridge over Interstate 5 highway…
Joel Kindt, Joseph Brosseau, and Alan Polivka with Transportation Technology Center Inc (TTCI), United States, explore one of the critical elements related to increasing capacity while leveraging PTC infrastructure. They…
AMTRAK has confirmed that it will equip approximately 310 diesel-electric locomotives with Positive Train Control (PTC) technology by the December 31 2018 federal deadline.
BELT Railway of Chicago (BRC) has signed a $US 22m contract with Wabtec for the design, installation, testing and commission of Positive Train Control (PTC), which will be completed in…
SOUTH Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has awarded Wabtec a contract worth around $US 40m to design, install and commission Positive Train Control (PTC) on the 114km Tri-Rail commuter line…
UNION Pacific (UP) announced on January 23 that it intends to spend around $US 3.1bn through its 2017 capital programme, subject to approval by the Class 1 railway’s board of…
WABTEC has been awarded a $US 30m contract to supply Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment for Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District's (NICTD) 140km South Shore Line, which links Millennium station…
SOUTHEASTERN Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Septa) will begin provisional revenue service operations with Positive Train Control (PTC) from next week after receiving authorisation from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
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