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The Positive Train Control (PTC) system is comprised of wayside, onboard, and central equipment, including signals, GPS, computer hardware and software, and various other communications components. The system integrator functions to combine these components through design, testing, and implementation.

Service Board:Metra Commuter Rail
Program Category:Electrical, Signal, & Communications
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:System integrator planning and work activities support PTC implementation. Interagency project status reports are being submitted. Technical meetings for onboard communications and test planning are being held. Configuration management training is on‐going. Planning activities for cutover of train management dispatching system service on the SouthWest Service Line are underway. The PTC Configuration Management Plan, Communications Plan, Change Policy and Training Aids are being developed and maintained.
Information Updated:December 2018
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