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
3/12
Track Segments
37/39
Towers
21/472
Employees
0/506
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
ATK * Amtrak
327/459
Locomotives
8/12
Track Segments
102/120
Towers
9,817/10,985
Employees
603/898
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
NOT ACQUIRED
* PTC is activated on the tracks Amtrak owns along the North East Corridor and the Amtrak-owned portion of the Michigan line.
BNSF BNSF
4,849/5,000
Locomotives
78/88
Track Segments
7,365/7,823
Towers
21,877/21,877
Employees
10,263/11,570
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
0/24
Locomotives
0/4
Track Segments
0/5
Towers
0/114
Employees
0/61
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
NOT ACQUIRED
CMTY Capital Metro
0/17
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
Towers
0/148
Employees
0/32
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
E-ATC
CN Canadian National
417/586
Locomotives
10/35
Track Segments
1,459/1,670
Towers
4,150/4,603
Employees
0/3,145
Miles
SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
CP Canadian Pacific
212/505
Locomotives
7/23
Track Segments
794/1,001
Towers
1,564/2,775
Employees
421/2,112
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
CR Conrail
10/47
Locomotives
1/1
Track Segments
3/3
Towers
212/349
Employees
0/6
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
CSX CSX
2,000/2,000
Locomotives
51/130
Track Segments
284/434
Towers
18,711/19,234
Employees
4,269/9,590
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
0/73
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
Towers
24/477
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
262/614
Locomotives
15/17
Track Segments
856/856
Towers
1,436/2,483
Employees
0/2,153
Miles
SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
KCT Kansas City Terminal
2/4
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
16/16
Towers
0/14
Employees
0/29
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
NOT ACQUIRED
LI Long Island Rail Road
287/580
Locomotives
1/15
Track Segments
69/69
Towers
1,207/3,194
Employees
0/321
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
MACZ Maryland Area Regional Commuter
30/78
Locomotives
Track Segments
Towers
0/100
Employees
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
PTC-220
MBTA Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
103/103
Locomotives
1/16
Track Segments
15/188
Towers
215/932
Employees
38/394
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
MNCW Metro North
145/531
Locomotives
0/12
Track Segments
12/104
Towers
2,007/2,915
Employees
0/384
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
NICD N. Indiana Commuter Transportation District
6/73
Locomotives
0/1
Track Segments
Towers
259/259
Employees
0/72
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
PTC-220
NIRC METRA
48/528
Locomotives
2/9
Track Segments
205/227
Towers
545/1,801
Employees
0/218
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
NJTR New Jersey Transit Rail
25/440
Locomotives
0/11
Track Segments
24/124
Towers
137/1,100
Employees
0/326
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
NMRX New Mexico Rail Runner Express
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
2,059/2,900
Locomotives
67/134
Track Segments
3,360/3,730
Towers
17,325/18,832
Employees
2,023/8,028
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
NSCR Minnesota Northstar
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
PCJX Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board
67/67
Locomotives
3/3
Track Segments
14/14
Towers
87/199
Employees
0/52
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
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
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
112/112
Locomotives
9/10
Track Segments
196/196
Towers
330/330
Employees
247/249
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
SCR Sounder Commuter Rail
32/32
Locomotives
1/1
Track Segments
11/11
Towers
2/4
Employees
0/10
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
SEPTA 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 Transit Authority
0/39
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 RR Association of St. Louis
17/17
Locomotives
4/4
Track Segments
13/13
Towers
47/230
Employees
0/13
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
AVAILABLE
UFRC Utah Transit Authority
40/40
Locomotives
0/2
Track Segments
Towers
0/200
Employees
0/88
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
E-ATC
UP Union Pacific
1,946/5,656
Locomotives
135/186
Track Segments
838/962
Towers
18,765/32,027
Employees
7,559/17,430
Miles
CONDITIONALLY CERTIFIED
AVAILABLE
VREX Virginia Railway Express
41/41
Locomotives
Track Segments
Towers
0/108
Employees
Miles
NOT SUBMITTED
PTC-220