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PTC Annual Report for 2015: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

  • 31
  • Mar
  • 2016
AUTHOR: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
REPORT NUMBER: FRA-2010-0036
SUBJECT: Positive Train Control
ABSTRACT: Summary statement: SEPTA has completed the installations on a substantial portion of its PTC territory, spectrum has been acquired, employees trained, Safety Plan submitted, initial Line System testing successfully completed with the FRA PTC Specialists, and documentation submitted to FRA seeking approval to commence Revenue Service Demonstration. SEPTA continues to test and debug Lines in preparation for RSD in accordance with Table 1 “PTC Line Deployment” as described in the submitted PTC Implementation Plan (PTCIP) Addendum dated December 16, 2015 excerpts of which are included for reference herein. At the end of calendar year 2015, SEPTA was prepared to commence RSD on seven (7) of its required eleven (11) rail lines. At this time, SEPTA is fully prepared and eager to commence RSD, and awaits FRA authorization to proceed.
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