Positive Train Control

The suspension of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line has begun. Regular riders are finding alternatives, like an express shuttle from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
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David Madden
January 25, 2019 - 12:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Commuters can expect another delay in the resumption of service along the Atlantic City rail line, which has been idled by New Jersey Transit since Labor Day. NJT issued a press release to announce that the service will not be back until the second quarter of this...
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Gov. Phil Murphy signed reform legislation for NJ Transit on Dec. 20, 2018 at the Summit Train Station in Summit, N.J.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
December 28, 2018 - 9:47 am
RARITAN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An organization representing commuter rail riders in the Garden State has given New Jersey Transit and the people who run it a borderline failing grade for performance over the last year. The New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers gave the Murphy...
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Governor Phil Murphy announces NJ TRANSIT will meet federal positive train control deadline on December 17, 2018, at NJ TRANSIT’s Meadows Maintenance Complex.
Edwin J. Torres/Governor's Office via Flickr
David Madden
December 19, 2018 - 6:08 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) -- For riders of the Atlantic City rail line, idled since September for installation of Positive Train Control, there’s news from New Jersey Transit. But probably not the news they’ve been waiting to hear. When will service resume? In September it was just after the New...
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The suspension of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line has begun. Regular riders are finding alternatives, like an express shuttle from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
Tim Jimenez / KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 18, 2018 - 10:09 am
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit beat the deadline to install Positive Train Control by the end of the year, but what does that mean for the Atlantic City Line, which has been on the shelf since September? NJT suspended the AC Line because of the work to install PTC. And now...
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Governor Phil Murphy announces NJ TRANSIT will meet federal positive train control deadline on December 17, 2018, at NJ TRANSIT’s Meadows Maintenance Complex.
Edwin J. Torres/Governor's Office via Flickr
Steve Tawa
December 17, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy visited a New Jersey Transit maintenance complex to announce the completion of a congressionally-mandated safety measure, known as Positive Train Control. Murphy says NJT made up for lost time in installing Positive Train Control, or PTC safety...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
December 12, 2018 - 5:03 pm
NEWARK, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey Transit will buy 113 new passenger rail cars to ease ongoing equipment concerns and replace cars that are, in some cases, more than 40-years-old. But it’ll take a while before those cars go into service. These double-decker cars will be accommodating more...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
December 05, 2018 - 5:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is promising better communication with those who depend on New Jersey Transit buses and trains as part of an ongoing upgrade of the service statewide. Perhaps of most importance here is the installation of Positive Train Control,...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
Rachel Kurland
October 15, 2018 - 11:52 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit is temporarily discontinuing selected trains in order to meet its federally mandated deadline for safety improvements. As a result, it will also offer discounted fares. Some NJ Transit trains will be out of service or have different routes in order to...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
David Madden
October 09, 2018 - 1:53 pm
METUCHEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has released a long-awaited, 166-page audit of New Jersey Transit and vows to address every recommendation made within it. It took eight years of decline, as Murphy sees it, to get to this point. So NJT won’t get fixed overnight. One of the many...
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The suspension of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line has begun. Regular riders are finding alternatives, like an express shuttle from Lindenwold to Atlantic City.
Tim Jimenez / KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
September 05, 2018 - 8:54 am
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The temporary shutdown of New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Rail Line begins Wednesday, and regular riders must start their new routines. Instead of catching a train in Cherry Hill, rail rider Alex now has to add time to his commute and drive to the Lindenwold...
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