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PTC Annual Report for 2015: CSX

  • 30
  • Mar
  • 2016
AUTHOR: CSX Transportation, Inc
SUBJECT: Positive Train Control
ABSTRACT: Pursuant to 49 USC 20157(c)(1)1 and 49 CFR §236.1009(a)(5)2 of the Positive Train Control Systems; Final Rule as amended (Final Rule), CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) submits this annual progress report to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in regard to the revised CSXT Positive Train Control Implementation Plan (PTCIP) Version 2.0 submitted to FRA on January 26, 2016 in accordance with the mandate of 49 USC 20157 as amended3. The revised CSXT PTCIP provides for completion of PTC hardware installation by the end of 2018 and full PTC implementation as soon as practicable, but no later than by December 31, 2020 in accordance with 49 USC 20157(a)(2)(B). In 2015, CSXT continued to work aggressively to safely implement PTC and was able to make significant progress toward PTC implementation as reflected in the revised CSXT PTCIP. Based on FRA guidance and form instructions, this submission provides a progress report on CSXT’s implementation efforts as of December 31, 2015. The status of CSXT’s implementation efforts as of the end of 2015 was also included in the revised CSXT PTCIP submitted to FRA on January 26, 2016. As a result, the majority of this progress report is repetitive of the information provided in the revised CSXT PTCIP. In 2015, CSXT became the second Class I to enter Revenue Service Demonstration (RSD). By December 31, 2015, CSXT had four subdivisions in RSD.