2015 - Page 9 of 32 - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Despite Numerous Railroad Accidents Positive Train Control Deadline May Be Extended Again

When a passenger boards a Metro-North train or any other passenger railroad, there is every expectation to arrive at the destination safely. Yet Congress is considering easing a year-end deadline for railroads to install a technology, called Positive Train Control, that will prevent accidents like those due to speed on curves. Some of the nation’s railroads, including Metro-North,…

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