PTC Implementation Status by Railroad
This graphic represents a summary of overall PTC implementation status, as reported in railroads' quarterly PTC progress report, and is not intended to show detailed implementation progress.
PTC Safety Plan ¥Minus Legend Icon Railroad has not submitted PTCSP to FRAPlus Legend Icon Railroad has submitted PTCSP, but the plan is not yet certified. This may include plans that are currently under review, plans that are under revision, and plans that have received provisional certification. Provisional certification indicates that the plan is temporarily approved until full review is complete Check Legend Icon Railroad PTCSP has been submitted and certified
Spectrum ±
Minus Legend Icon Spectrum is not fully acquired and not fully available for usePlus Legend Icon Spectrum is acquired but not fully available for useCheck Legend Icon Spectrum is fully acquired and available for useN/A E-ATC indicates the railroad is using an E-ATC system, which does not require spectrum. PTC-220 indicates that the railroad is leasing spectrum from PTC-220, LLC. CBTC indicates the railroad is using a CBTC system, which uses a different spectrum frequency
Locomotives Equipped & PTC Operable
Track Segments Completed
Radio Towers Installed
Training Completed
Route Miles In PTC Operation
PTC Safety Plan ¥
Spectrum ±
ACEX Altamont Corridor Express
0/6
Locomotives
Track Segments
Towers
0/16
Employees
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
USES HOST SPECTRUM (SEE PCJX & UP)
ARR Alaska Railroad
54/54
Locomotives
7/12
Track Segments
39/39
Towers
21/472
Employees
0/506
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
ATK * Amtrak
338/447
Locomotives
8/12
Track Segments
102/120
Towers
9,832/10,985
Employees
603/898
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
ACQUIRED
* This infographic reflects Amtrak’s self-reported progress implementing ACSES II on the Northeast Corridor and ITCS in Michigan. However, please note that this infographic does not reflect Amtrak’s readiness to operate PTC-equipped locomotives on all other route miles subject to the statutory mandate throughout the United States.
BNSF BNSF Railway
5,000/5,000
Locomotives
88/88
Track Segments
6,414/6,414
Towers
21,877/21,877
Employees
11,570/11,570
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
BRC Belt Railway Company of Chicago
2/2
Locomotives
0/5
Track Segments
Towers
0/160
Employees
0/28
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
PTC-220
CFRC Central Florida Rail Corridor "SunRail"
0/24
Locomotives
0/4
Track Segments
0/5
Towers
0/114
Employees
0/61
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
NOT ACQUIRED
CMTY Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
0/17
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
Towers
0/148
Employees
0/32
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
E-ATC
CN Canadian National Railway
463/586
Locomotives
16/35
Track Segments
1,670/1,670
Towers
4,603/4,603
Employees
0/3,145
Miles
SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
CP Canadian Pacific Railway
278/505
Locomotives
10/23
Track Segments
764/1,001
Towers
1,735/2,775
Employees
422/2,112
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
CR Consolidated Rail Corp.
24/35
Locomotives
1/1
Track Segments
3/3
Towers
153/303
Employees
0/6
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
CSX CSX Transportation
2,000/2,000
Locomotives
60/130
Track Segments
346/434
Towers
18,739/19,224
Employees
4,742/9,590
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
DCTA Denton County Transportation Authority
11/11
Locomotives
6/6
Track Segments
Towers
0/50
Employees
0/21
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
E-ATC
FECR Florida East Coast Railway
0/69
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
Towers
24/347
Employees
0/67
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
E-ATC
HIES * Hoosier State
Locomotives
Track Segments
Towers
Employees
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
USES HOST SPECTRUM (SEE ATK & CSX)
* Hoosier State operations were taken over by Amtrak in Q1 2017. See Amtrak.
KCS Kansas City Southern Railway
344/469
Locomotives
16/17
Track Segments
988/993
Towers
1,699/2,483
Employees
0/2,153
Miles
SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
KCT Kansas City Terminal Railway
4/4
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
16/16
Towers
0/14
Employees
0/29
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
NOT ACQUIRED
LI Long Island Rail Road
292/292
Locomotives
1/16
Track Segments
91/108
Towers
1,491/3,194
Employees
0/321
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
MACZ Maryland Area Regional Commuter "MARC"
39/78
Locomotives
Track Segments
Towers
0/100
Employees
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
PTC-220
MBTA Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
107/107
Locomotives
1/16
Track Segments
22/188
Towers
215/932
Employees
38/394
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
MNCW Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co.
172/531
Locomotives
0/12
Track Segments
33/104
Towers
2,474/2,915
Employees
0/384
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
NICD Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
19/73
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
Towers
259/259
Employees
0/72
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
PTC-220
NIRC Northeast Illinois Regional Corporation "Metra"
48/528
Locomotives
3/9
Track Segments
210/227
Towers
598/1,801
Employees
0/218
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
NJTR New Jersey Transit
35/440
Locomotives
0/11
Track Segments
35/124
Towers
143/1,100
Employees
0/326
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
NMRX New Mexico Rail Runner Express "Rio Metro"
0/18
Locomotives
0/7
Track Segments
0/22
Towers
0/88
Employees
0/96
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
NOT ACQUIRED
NRTX Nashville and Eastern
0/14
Locomotives
0/58
Track Segments
0/1
Towers
0/15
Employees
0/33
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
NS Norfolk Southern Railway
2,354/2,900
Locomotives
85/134
Track Segments
3,437/3,730
Towers
18,315/18,832
Employees
3,387/8,028
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
NSCR Northstar Commuter Rail
12/12
Locomotives
Track Segments
Towers
18/18
Employees
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
PTC-220
PATH Port Authority Trans-Hudson
219/230
Locomotives
0/7
Track Segments
Towers
910/910
Employees
0/14
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
CBTC
PCMZ * Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board "Caltrain"
67/67
Locomotives
3/3
Track Segments
14/14
Towers
87/199
Employees
0/52
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
* Although Caltrain has installed all hardware required for the Communications Based Overlay Signal System, Caltrain has conveyed its decision to use a different PTC system, which will require significant onboard and back office hardware modifications from this point forward.
PNWR Portland And Western
28/28
Locomotives
9/9
Track Segments
Towers
30/32
Employees
0/14
Miles
SUBMITTED
E-ATC
RTDC Regional Transportation District "Denver"
66/66
Locomotives
3/3
Track Segments
50/50
Towers
120/120
Employees
0/36
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
SCAX Southern California Regional Rail Authority "Metrolink"
112/112
Locomotives
10/10
Track Segments
196/196
Towers
330/330
Employees
249/249
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
SCR Sounder Commuter Rail
32/41
Locomotives
1/1
Track Segments
11/11
Towers
2/4
Employees
0/21
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
SDNX North County Transit District
17/17
Locomotives
1/1
Track Segments
19/19
Towers
97/98
Employees
0/60
Miles
SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
SEPA Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
305/305
Locomotives
12/12
Track Segments
36/36
Towers
1,192/1,192
Employees
120/120
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
SFRV South Florida Regional Transportation Authority "Tri-Rail"
4/39
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
0/7
Towers
0/184
Employees
0/73
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
SMART Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit
14/15
Locomotives
1/1
Track Segments
Towers
75/75
Employees
0/51
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
E-ATC
TMEV Tri-Met Westside Express Service (See PNWR)
6/6
Locomotives
Track Segments
Towers
Employees
Miles
SUBMITTED
E-ATC
TRE Trinity Railway Express
0/17
Locomotives
0/3
Track Segments
0/3
Towers
0/80
Employees
0/32
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
ACQUIRED
TRRA Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis
17/17
Locomotives
4/4
Track Segments
13/13
Towers
119/230
Employees
0/13
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
UFRC Utah Transit Authority FrontRunner Commuter Rail
40/40
Locomotives
0/2
Track Segments
Towers
0/200
Employees
0/88
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
E-ATC
UP Union Pacific Railroad
2,849/5,515
Locomotives
168/182
Track Segments
842/842
Towers
21,477/25,765
Employees
10,053/17,063
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
VREX Virginia Railway Express
41/41
Locomotives
Track Segments
Towers
4/108
Employees
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
PTC-220