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N.Y. rep. proposes action to prevent railway accidents

Posted By admin On December 4, 2013 @ 8:53 am In Amtrak/Commuter News,News,Positive Train Control,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

WASHINGTON — A New York congressman is proposing legislation aimed at preventing another accident like Sunday’s fatal Metro-North derailment in the Bronx.

The proposal from Democratic Rep. Sean Maloney of Cold Spring would help Metro-North and other commuter rail systems apply for federal loans to upgrade trains with “positive train controls” to prevent collisions, switching mistakes and derailments caused by excessive speed.

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