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PTC Annual Report for 2015: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations

  • 31
  • Mar
  • 2016
AUTHOR: New Jersey Transit Rail Operations
SUBJECT: Positive Train Control
ABSTRACT: NJ TRANSIT’s PTC system is called ASES II, and is fully interoperable with and similar to Amtrak’s ACSES II system. It differs significantly from the freight-based I-ETMS system. Calendar year 2015 saw the testing of two pilot Prototype vehicles (one locomotive and one cab car), start of work on 4 other prototype vehicles and commencement of production on 4 other cab cars. Additionally NJT’s demonstration territory for a pilot installation is being prepared for demonstration testing later in 2016. Preparations include installation of wayside track transponders, installation of a fiber optic communications link to its Rail Operations Center. Late this spring the wayside communications equipment (data radios and communications managers will be installed.
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