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Railroads seek extension for installing PTC

Posted By rob On September 30, 2013 @ 10:09 am In Amtrak/Commuter,News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

WASHINGTON – Spurred by a deadly train crash in Los Angeles, Congress in 2008 passed with great fanfare legislation requiring the nation’s railroads to install a sophisticated collision-avoidance system by the end of 2015.

Five years later, an industry move to extend the deadline to 2020 is picking up steam on Capitol Hill.

Read the complete story at the Los Angeles Times.

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