30 Apr '14, 3pm

N.Y. MTA expedites positive train control installation efforts: In a move to enhance the safety of... #METRO

N.Y. MTA expedites positive train control installation efforts: In a move to enhance the safety of... #METRO

Photo: MTA Long Island Rail Road / John Spoltore. In a move to enhance the safety of Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road signaling systems sooner, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board committees approved the expansion of a contract with a joint venture of Bombardier Transportation/Siemens Rail Automation by an additional $11.3 million. RELATED: "Rail Operators Steadily Moving Toward PTC Implementation " The Bombardier/Siemens joint venture is serving as the MTA’s Positive Train Control system integrator under a $428.5 million contract awarded last November. The contract amendment goes to the full MTA board for consideration on Wednesday. The amended contract would expedite by up to nearly two years the retrofitting of 836 LIRR and 474 Metro-North rail cars to enable them for send and receive Positive Train Control signals. Those retrofits will now b...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/news/story/2014/04/n-y-mta-...

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NOISE Artist Patricia Shrigley Installation May 8th @NOISEfestival "Breeding Pigeon

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noisefestival.com 30 Apr '14, 1pm

concept drawing for art installation You are invited to Patricia shrigley installation (Breeding pigeon) The Royal Central...