Latest Positive train control Stories

2014-04-11 16:20:04

Statement by National President Dennis R. Pierce CLEVELAND, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dennis Pierce, National President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, a Division of the Teamsters Rail Conference, issued the following statement concerning the April 9 announcement by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that the agency planned to issue a proposed rule regarding railroad industry crew size: "Since the FRA's announcement on Wednesday of...

2014-04-02 08:21:53

WILMERDING, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has signed contracts for $16.6 million with Alaska Railroad Corporation to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment and services, including computer-aided dispatch and back office systems. The systems will be installed on the railroad's 525 miles of controlled track, which are used for both freight and regularly scheduled passenger service. Under the contracts, Wabtec will provide its Interoperable...

2013-12-10 23:33:13

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm urges the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and other commuter rail systems to adopt positive train control technology. It is likely PTC could have prevented the deadly Metro-North derailment. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Personal injury lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, urges commuter rail systems across the country, including the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, to install a...

2013-07-25 23:26:15

Radio Plays Key Role in Interoperability and Capacity Planning for Railroad Data Communications Renton, Washington (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Meteorcomm is pleased to announce recent shipment of the company’s 10,000th PTC 220 MHz radio, the product that forms the backbone of the company’s solutions for planning and implementation of advanced, interoperable, communications infrastructure for the railroad industry. The sheer number of radios Meteorcomm has shipped shows tremendous adoption...

2013-06-24 23:24:03

Unique requirements led MN Light Rail to find an LBA EMI solution. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 When officials in Minnesota were planning a new light rail system that will link Minneapolis and St. Paul, one unique piece of hardware was needed in over 30 wayside equipment shelters along the route. Project managers and engineers involved in the Minnesota project needed a cabinet to hold radio frequency-sensitive equipment that will manage the many critical control systems including...

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