Ansaldo STS was awarded a $338 million contract from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to furnish a complete Positive Train Control (PTC) system on their entire Commuter Rail network. This newly awarded project represents an additional stepping stone for the business in becoming a recognized rail technology system integrator in North America, a role that the company successfully plays in multiple turnkey projects around the world.
The PTC contract’s scope of work will include design, integration, delivery of materials, on board and field installation, testing, commissioning, technical support and documentation for the PTC system. The new installation will provide an integrated ACSES II and I-ETMS based PTC systems on all commuter rail lines, thus enabling the Authority to meet its obligations under the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) requirements.
The Italian rail giant is a leader in the global rail market, with over a century of experience in developing and supplying leading edge technologies in the Americas, Australia, and around the world. Ansaldo is proud to work with MBTA on their new PTC system and are confident that their world renowned products and experienced technological capabilities will provide the utmost safety to future systems