Railroads: Extend Deadline
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Sep 21, 2015 01:58 PM CDT

MINNEAPOLIS (DTN) -- The deadline for U.S. railroads to install a new federally mandated system of safety measures is only a few months away. But with most railroads still a year or more away from implementing the new system, some members of Congress and agriculture groups are concerned that if the deadline isn't met, railroads will stop rail service and cease hauling commodities and other products.

The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 mandated that positive train control (PTC) be implemented across a significant portion of the nation's rail industry by Dec. 31, 2015. PTC are integrated command, control, communications ...

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