Train Safety

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on implementing positive train control (PTC) technology, which is… read more

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on implementing positive train control (PTC) technology, which is designed to automatically stop a train before certain accidents could occur. Congress set a statutory deadline of December 31, 2018, for railroads to implement this technology; however, railroads can apply for a two-year extension if they meet certain criteria. Witnesses testifying included officials from Amtrak, the Federal Railroad Administration, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and New Jersey Transit. close

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Program ID:
452354-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
SR-253, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 03, 2018 | 10:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 23, 2018 | 3:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 03, 2018 | 10:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 03, 2018 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 04, 2018 | 1:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 06, 2018 | 12:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 08, 2018 | 11:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 15, 2018 | 4:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2018 | 3:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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