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Railroad by Railroad Positive Train Control (PTC) Status

Positive Train Control Railroad Targeted Implementation Dates

Railroad Name, Code, and Docket #

Railroads' Targeted PTC Full Implementation Year

Alaska Railroad (ARR)

2018

Altamont Corridor Express Authority (ACEX)

See Union Pacific (UP)

Amtrak (ATK)
PTC is fully implemented on the tracks Amtrak owns along the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D.C., and Boston.

2018

Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC)

2017

BNSF Railway (BNSF)

2018

Buckingham Branch Railroad (BB)

Exempt

Canadian National Railway (CN)

2020

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)

2018

Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CMTY)

2018

Central Florida Rail Corridor (CFRC)

2020

Consolidated Rail Corporation - Conrail (CR)

 **

CSX Transportation (CSX)

2020

Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA)

2017

Hoosier State Service (HIE)

See Amtrak 

Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)

2018

Kansas City Terminal Railway (KCT)

2018

Long Island Railroad (LI)

2018

MARC Train Service (MACZ)

2017

Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA)

2020

Metro North Commuter RR Co (MNCW)

2018

Minnesota Commercial Railway (MNNR)

Exempt

Minnesota North Star Commuter Rail (NSCR)

See BNSF

Nashville Regional Transportation Authority (NRTX)

2018

New England Central Railroad (NECR)

Exempt

New Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJTR)

2018

New Mexico Rail Runner Express (NMRX)

2018

New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB)

Exempt

Norfolk Southern (NS)

2020

North County Transit District / San Diego Northern Railway (SDNX)

2016

Northeast IL Regional Commuter Rail Corp. (NIRC) / Metra

2020

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICD)

2018

Pan Am Railways (GRS)

Exempt

Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (PCJX)

2017 

Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH)

2018

Portland & Western Railroad (PNWR)

2016

Regional Transit District Commuter (RTDC)

2016

Saratogo and North Creek Railway (SNC)

Exempt

Sounder Commuter Rail (SCR)

2018

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority / Tri-Rail (SFRV)

2018

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPA)

2016

Southern California Regional Rail Authority / Metrolink (SCAX)

2016

Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA)

 2017

Tri‐Met Westside Express Service (TMEV)

2016

Trinity Railway Express (TRE)

2019

Union Pacific Railroad Co. (UP)

2018

Utah Transit Authority FrontRunner Commuter Rail (UFRC)

2018

Vermont Rail System (VTR)

Exempt

Virginia Railway Express (VREX)

2016
Last Updated on 2/02/2016  
   
* On October 29, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015 (Act), which amends 49 U.S.C. § 20157.  The Act requires each covered railroad to submit to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) a revised positive train control (PTC) implementation plan (PTCIP) no later than 90 days after the Act’s enactment, which was January 27, 2016.   
** Railroad has claimed full PTC implementation date is confidential. The FRA does not believe this piece of information is confidential, but is required to follow the formal process outlined in 49 C.F.R. § 209.11.  
Note: Completion dates do not necessarily account for the responsibilities of a railroad’s host or tenant roads. Actual full scale implementation on a particular line may be subject to the readiness of certain hosts or tenants, as well.  
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