• $250 Million for PTC Projects
  • May 25, 2018 | Author: Gregory E. Kunkle
  • Law Firm: Keller and Heckman LLP - Washington Office
  • Last week, the Federal Railroad Administration issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity for Positive Train Control (PTC) projects. The notice aims to solicit applications for grants β€œto fund the deployment of PTC system technology for intercity passenger rail transportation, freight rail transportation and/or commuter rail passenger transportation. Eligible projects include: back office systems; wayside, communications and onboard hardware equipment; software; equipment installation; spectrum; any component, testing and training for the implementation of PTC systems; and interoperability.” Applications are due 45 days after publication of the Notice in the Federal Register.