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Union Pacific continues its Positive Train Control implementation progress, having equipped more than 3,200 locomotives, installed 4,600 computers and invested more than $2.1 billion through September 1, 2016.
Developing and implementing a PTC system is a multi-dimensional process requiring a cross-functional, networkwide approach. Union Pacific’s PTC system consists of multiple technologies functioning together to constantly monitor and manage train movements. These involve integration of signal and telecom elements; GPS; wayside, base station and locomotive radios; antennas and satellites – all to predict whether the train crew should be alerted to take action or take over control to slow or stop the train.
Through Sept. 1, 2016, Union Pacific:
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