positive train control

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety Programs

Casey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.

05/21/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Amtrak To Make Immediate Safety Changes Following Philadelphia Derailment

The Federal Railroad Administration tells Amtrak it must make immediate safety improvements on its north east corridor.

05/17/2015

(A SEPTA regional rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA To Install Multi-Million Dollar Rail Safety System

The “positive train control” system will automatically bring trains to a stop if that were to happen here.

02/26/2012