Final Rule

Positive Train Control Systems; Final Rule Amendments

  • 27
  • Sep
  • 2010
DOCKET NUMBER: 2008-0132
SUBJECT: Positive Train Control
KEYWORDS: PTC, Subpart I, PTC Rule 2, Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008
ABSTRACT: FRA is issuing amendments to the final rule regarding the development, testing, implementation, and use of Positive Train Control (PTC) systems for railroads as mandated by the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008. With publication of the final rule on January 15, 2010, FRA sought further comment on certain specific issues. These amendments are being made partially in response to the applicable comments filed and to further clarify certain provisions of the final rule.
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