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Report to Congress: Positive Train Control: Implementation Status, Issues, and Impacts

  • 01
  • Aug
  • 2012
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
OFFICE: RRS
SUBJECT: Positive Train Control
KEYWORDS: PTC, Congress
ABSTRACT: The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (RSIA) established a completion date for the installation of interoperable Positive Train Control (PTC) systems by December 31, 2015. The RSIA also required the Secretary of Transportation to transmit a report to specified congressional committees no later than December 31, 2012, on the progress of the railroad carriers in implementing such PTC systems. This report satisfies the statutory reporting
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