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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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KYW Newsradio
David Madden
August 23, 2018 - 8:48 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit is adjusting its plan to help riders displaced by the shutdown of the Atlantic City Rail Line just after Labor Day to install a new safety system. The move comes after riders complained about the decision and the lack of notice. The shutdown will...
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Kevin Corbett, executive director of NJT, met with commuters at Lindenwold Station for a "We Are Listening" forum.
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Shara Dae Howard
August 20, 2018 - 7:43 pm
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Transit held a public forum Monday to allow commuters on the Atlantic City rail line to voice their thoughts about the line shutting down for several months — and they had a lot to say. Kevin Corbett, executive director of NJT, met with commuters at...
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KYW Newsradio
August 03, 2018 - 5:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey Transit plans to suspend all service along the Atlantic City Rail Line in September. The move, announced by NJT in a press release, takes effect on Tuesday, September 4 and is expected to continue for several months. The agency is installing Positive Train...
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