|  Christine Marie Nielsen

ASLRRA Selects Rockwell Collins for PTC Doc Work; Adds to PTC-Related Agreements

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) said Monday that it selected Rockwell Collins Inc. to assist short lines in the creation of safety-related documentation needed to operate over a host’s Positive Train Control (PTC) territory. The selection adds to the suite of services provided by ASLRRA to better facilitate the adoption of PTC.

PTC involves technology designed to automatically stop or slow a train before certain accidents such as train-to-train collisions, derailments caused by excessive speed, or unauthorized incursions by trains onto sections of track where maintenance activities are taking place occur.

In a press release, ASLRRA said Rockwell Co...

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