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Rail Category: Amtrak  -  2011 Article Index

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Rail industry data and trends from Progressive Railroading November 2011 PTC: Railroads attempt to get a better handle on positive train control implementation Passenger Rail At a Glance 2011: Agency Profiles For maintenance-of-way managers, finding ways to boost productivity is key For C&S execs, helming the PTC implementation evolution and hiring accordingly are chief challenges High-speed rail's blurry and beaten path On the Uncertainty Express with Amtrak; American Association of Railroad Superintendents' Frank J. Richter Scholarship — (Pat Foran, Context, May 2011) Amtrak: keeping an eye on the long-range forecast for U.S. intercity passenger rail Passenger rail: Amtrak employs new safety program to identify, improve workers' behavior Locomotives: Platforms to accommodate 125 mph operations in the U.S. Positive train control: Onboard PTC technology Maintenance of Way: Managing track-time windows Transit operations: Service providers compete for passenger-rail business Freight railroads, rail-transit agencies seek ways to make the safety grade at crossings