Burns delivers technical support throughout Mass Coastal’s installation of a Positive Train Control (PTC) system.
Mass Coastal operates freight rail service in Southeastern Massachusetts and Southern New England along state-owned right of way. The Class III railroad is installing a new PTC system on six freight locomotives.
PTC improvements will enhance reliability and safety, preventing risks of train-to-train collisions, over-speed derailments, work zone incursions, or movements through switches left in an incorrect position.
Serving as the owner’s representative, Burns’ responsibilities include:
From Boston to Washington, D.C., Burns is supporting Northeast Corridor transit systems and railroad operators with maintenance and advancement of PTC and ATC rail safety systems.