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Description

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.

 
Status
Service Board:Metra Commuter Rail
Program Category:Electrical, Signal, & Communications
Budget:$415,879,609
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:System integrator planning and work activities support PTC implementation. Various testing is on-going and interagency project status reports are being submitted. Technical meetings for project schedule, communication architecture, mechanical and configuration management are being held. Training continues and recently included mechanical and Computer-Aided Dispatching (CAD) training for dispatchers. Work continues on the development of the Clear Path operating interface for other rail partners in the Chicago area. System integrator is providing maintenance services for Metra's configuration management system to collect, monitor, and resolve anomalies, changes, and defects.
Information Updated:January 2020
 
Funding
Federal:$271,254,609
State:$85,000,000
RTA:$59,625,000
Local:$0
 
Related Transit Assets
none
 
Related Jurisdictions
All jurisdictions are related to this project.
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