PTC

Wabtec Corp. Friday said it has signed contracts worth about $25 million to provide components, including on-board Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment, for 50 new transit cars being built by…
Flanders, N.J.-based Protran Technology said June 15 that it has landed a contract with a major energy company to outfit locomotives leased from two Class I railroads “with the first…
ProTran Technology says it was awarded its first major contract from Brazil's Belo Horizonte Metro for the "Protracker / PTC" track worker protection overlay system for advance warning of approaching…
Invensys Rail Corp. has acquired privately held PHW, Inc. from the current owner/managers for up to $24 million. Invensys says the acquisition was completed May 10. Pittsburgh-based PHW, Inc. will…
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Thursday major changes to regulations governing the installation of positive train control.
The Surface Transportation Board Tuesday officially cleared the way for Michigan's Department of Transportation to acquire two sections of rail right-of-way from Norfolk Southern Corp., totaling about 135 miles, for…
Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation have received federal approval to increase maximum speeds of Amtrak trains in western Michigan and northern Indiana to 110 mph, following successful installation…
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Wednesday introduced a five-year surface transportation funding bill, a successor to the now-expired SAFETEA-LU, that would extend Congress’ mandated deadline for Positive Train Control…
Norfolk Southern has announced a $2.4 billion capital improvement program for 2012, 12% higher than 2011 spending. 
The stakes are big in the race to build a new generation of American high speed trains. "If we can get one high speed system up and running, others will follow."
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