FOX News: Amtrak Threatens Shutdown

October 6, 2015

Watch FOX News' Trace Gallagher explain possible major disruptions to rail service if Congress fails to act before a looming deadline for positive train control (PTC).

Learn more about keeping railroads open at, which includes information about what will happen to our nation’s freight and passenger rail network if the deadline is not extended. Amtrak's letter is available here.

Note: the Senate passed a PTC extension as part of the multi-year transportation reauthorization bill on July 30, 2015, by a vote of 65-34.