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FRA Hosts Railroads at PTC System Field Testing Meeting - Second of three PTC symposiums focuses on interoperability

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced today the second of three positive train control (PTC) symposiums for the 41 railroads congressionally mandated to implement PTC systems. 

The day-long symposium, to be held on Monday, July 16, 2018, at USDOT headquarters in Washington, DC, is intended to bring together railroad safety officials and FRA’s PTC experts.  They will discuss best practices for PTC...