what is a positive train control tower

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About a month ago the local electric company installed electrical service along the RR next to where i work. Todays newspaper has a public notice that a 60' Positive Train Control tower is being placed here. What is this? Anyone have details etc on this?


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It will probably look like this, the tower going up just left of the woodman building that has the fin on top:

Sorry I don't have any good photos of them because I usually go out of my way to avoid poles in my photos.



That is a radio codeline antenna (ATCS or other), not used for PTC. My guess is there is a control point signal house right next to that tower.

This is what PTC Antenna's look like, not my photo.

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