FRA: EIGHT RAILROADS AT RISK OF MISSING PTC DEADLINE

Publish Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:00am

THE FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINSTRATION RELEASED A FOURTH-QUARTER 2019 REPORT FEB 27, highlighting the status on railroads' progress in implementing positive train control (PTC) systems as required by Congress.

According to the report, eight host railroads, including Florida East Coast Railway—and their tenant railroad, Brightline/Virgin Trains USA— are at risk of not fully implementing a PTC systems by the Dec 31, 2020 deadline.

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Article written by the editorial staff at Progressive Railroading.