PTC

LIRR Train
Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin
Sophia Hall
February 21, 2020 - 11:37 am
The Long Island Rail Road says they may be delayed in getting the federal-mandated positive train control system up and running because of another problem.
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 20, 2019 - 11:59 am
Four people were killed and 43 others hurt as two trains collided head-on on the New Canaan line of today's Metro-North.
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Sen. Chuck Schumer
WCBS 880
December 09, 2018 - 3:25 pm
Technology meant to prevent deadly rail accidents is supposed to go into effect next year, but it now appears the end-of-year deadline won’t be met – and that has angered a very powerful rail proponent in Sen. Chuck Schumer.
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NJ TRANSIT
WCBS 880
September 20, 2018 - 5:39 pm
The good news: fares will be cut 10 percent from November through January. The bad news: the fare cuts are to make up for additional service disruptions as NJ Transit seeks to meet a federal safety deadline.
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NJ TRANSIT Train
Alex Silverman/WCBS 880
August 17, 2018 - 5:00 pm
The delays on NJ TRANSIT trains might still go on even after the agency finishes installing Positive Train Control technology.
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Long Island Rail Road Train
Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
July 25, 2018 - 7:33 am
The New York commuter railroads will miss the year-end deadline to install life-saving safety technology.
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