The safety system can slow down a train’s speed or stop a train in the operator fails to take the right action.READ MORE: NYPD: Mother Throws 4-Week-Old Daughter, 2-Year-Old Son Out Window Before Jumping Out Herself
The LIRR now has PTC equipment and software in all of its cars and on 94% of its tracks.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Man Punches Woman In Face After Stealing Phone In Central Park
On Metro-North, all diesel and electric trains on the Harlem and Hudson lines also have PTC.
Positive train control is expected to be online on the New Haven line’s M8 electric cars in October.MORE NEWS: 145th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Underway In Tarrytown
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