New Jersey Transit to start restoring PTC-impacted services in Q2

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 28, 2019

New Jersey Transit late last week announced plans to begin restoring rail service that has been subject to temporary service adjustments — including shuttle buses instead of trains — in the second quarter, beginning with the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) and Princeton Branch.

The agency continues to address a continuing shortage of locomotive engineers and tight equipment availability as positive train control (PTC) installations, maintenance inspections and testing continues, NJ Transit officials said in a press release. The ACRL closed in September 2018 for PTC implementation work.

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