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(Associated Press) PTC Back in the News

Positive Train Control is back in the news as a result of a March derailment on Norfolk Southern in Lower Saucon Township, PA. Specifically, the National Transportation Safety Board is discussing "shortcomings," related to the system's inability to detect objects blocking the tracks. "...NTSB spokesman Keith Holloway said preliminary information 'suggests that PTC limitations were involved in the accident' and no mechanical problems have been found at this early stage..." Full Story at the Associated Press

Photo Credit: Nancy Run Fire Company via Associated Press


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