AAR fights shippers' claim of PTC benefits to rail

03/19/2010 | Journal of Commerce, The

Railroads are answering back after a chlorine shippers' lobbying group asked the Federal Railroad Administration to reconsider its analysis of the cost and benefit of positive train control. "The Chlorine Institute is attacking the FRA's cost-benefit analysis of PTC as a smoke screen to hide the fact that their shipments will raise the cost of rail transportation for all customers," said Edward Hamberger, president of the Association of American Railroads. "FRA's examination of the costs versus the benefits of PTC clearly shows that there are no present business benefits to the railroads."

View Full Article in:

Journal of Commerce, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Transportation

Job Title Company Location
Director, Space Systems
Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)
Arlington, VA
Manager Repairs and Modification/Technical Purchasing
JetBlue Airways
Long Island City, NY
Sales Manager
Seaborne Airlines
San Juan
Director, Line Maintenance Outstations & Technical Training
Alaska Airlines
Seattle, WA
Supervisor - International Inflight Service
United Airlines