Safety is Amtrak’s top priority. Amtrak is a leader in the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC), a safety technology designed to match train speed to track conditions for improved safety. Positive Train Control provides an added layer of safety.

To read more about PTC, please review the materials we have provided below. This includes quotes and PDFs of testimonies from Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson,  an in-depth presentation discussing the technology, and links to the FRA for additional PTC implementation reports. You can also access our PTC video here.

Senate Testimony  – October 3, 2018

thumbnail of Scot Naparstek Written Testimony Senate Commerce 10-03-18 FINAL

House Testimony  – September 13, 2018

thumbnail of Naparstek House TI Testimony 2018-09 Final

Positive Train Control Presentation

Federal Railroad Administration Annual & Quarterly Reports:


2016 Report

Quarterly Report