The NJ TRANSIT (NJT) Board of Directors have approved the purchase of 25 additional Multilevel III rail cars in support of the Portal North Bridge Project.
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Metro-North Railroad has announced the historic installation and upgrade to the Waterbury Branch’s signalling system including both Positive Train Control and passing sidings.
Humatics has been awarded a contract by the New York MTA to develop an interoperable Ultra Wideband solution to be used in train control applications.
Joffrey Lauthier, Director of Sales, Rail & Transit at Humatics, explains how ultra-wideband (UWB) technology can be used to boost train performance, increase rail network capacity, provide critical positioning in GPS-denied areas and ensure safety by providing precise location of trains, workers, and materials.
As of 30 September 2020, approximately 57,314 of the 57,537 route miles subject to the mandate had PTC systems in RSD or in operation.
A quarterly update on the implementation of PTC on U.S. railroads has outlined that 98.8 per cent of the 57,537 route miles are now in RSD or operation.
NJ TRANSIT has announced that it has advanced its Positive Train Control (PTC) programme into the Extended Revenue Service Demonstration (ERSD) phase.
In complex rail passenger and freight transport networks, operators have several different communication needs. Due to their robustness and reliability, mission-critical solutions can provide a great alternative to solve these communication challenges.
Worth $120 million, the contracts include the implementation of signalling and train control systems on the rail corridors between Miami to West Palm Beach, and West Palm Beach to Orlando.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure on 12 projects across nine states.
An update report from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has shown that Positive Train Control (PTC) systems are in operation on 98 per cent of all 58,000 PTC-mandated route miles.
Based on self-reported progress, FRA's Q4 update details that PTC systems are in RSD or operation on 55,601 miles of rail route across the U.S.
The publication provides an update on railroads' self-reported progress toward fully implementing positive train control systems.
San Diego COASTER commuter trains are one step closer to being fully integrated with the Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system, according to North County Transit District (NCTD).