Mandatory Safety System PTC Still Not Operating on MARC

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Mandatory Safety System PTC Still Not Operating on MARC

Postby davinp » Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:31 pm

The Federal Railroad Administration said MARC is one of 33 railroads that requested a deadline extension to finish installing PTC.

https://www.nbcwashington.com/investiga ... 07381.html

VRE has also submitted a deadline extension because of delay on updated software

https://www.transportation.gov/briefing ... ementation
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Re: Mandatory Safety System PTC Still Not Operating on MARC

Postby Backshophoss » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:50 pm

MARC is on the hook for I-ETMS gear on the cab cars and power that operates on the CSX lines.
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Re: Mandatory Safety System PTC Still Not Operating on MARC

Postby STrRedWolf » Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:47 pm

Backshophoss wrote:MARC is on the hook for I-ETMS gear on the cab cars and power that operates on the CSX lines.


Per the docs, the I-ETMS gear for CSX is working perfectly. It's the Amtrak based gear that's they're behind on testing (happening now).
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