Listening at Work Limits and a PTC Update

Robl, Ernest
June 2013
Monitoring Times;Jun2013, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p46
The author discusses work limits and positive train control (PTC) in railroad operations. The author said that approaching trains must be prepared to stop short of the work limits. He said that a site supervisor gets a lineup of trains that are expected to run and will make sure to have work scheduled around the trains. The author believes that railroads are unlikely to meet the end of 2015 deadline for widespread execution of PTC.


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