Senators seek to extend PTC deadline to 2020's end

Published: March 5, 2015

U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) yesterday introduced a bill (S. 650) that proposes to extend the federally mandated deadline for positive train control (PTC) implementation by five years from 2015’s end to Dec. 31, 2020.

The bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.

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