SEPTA Shows Off Its 'Postive Control' Trains As Federal Compliance Deadline NearsToday, Septa officials demonstrated that system for area congressmen. The federal deadline is December 31st.
Expect More Crowds On SEPTA Trains As Agency Installs New SystemYou may find less elbow room on SEPTA regional rail trains, as rail cars are taken out of service for federally required safety upgrades.
SEPTA Says It Is Ahead Of The Train Overspeed Controversy In the wake of last month's fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, the federal government is recommending that commuter railroads, such as SEPTA, examine their speed controls where they have sharp curves.
Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety ProgramsCasey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.
Amtrak To Make Immediate Safety Changes Following Philadelphia DerailmentThe Federal Railroad Administration tells Amtrak it must make immediate safety improvements on its north east corridor.
SEPTA To Install Multi-Million Dollar Rail Safety SystemThe “positive train control” system will automatically bring trains to a stop if that were to happen here.