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 Ansaldo STS in becoming a recognized rail technology system integrator in North America, a role that Ansaldo STS successfully plays in multiple turnkey projects around the world.
Ansaldo STS's scope of work will include design, integration, delivery of materials, onboard and field installation, testing, commissioning, technical support and documentation for the PTC system.
The PTC system 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.
Ansaldo STS CEO, Stefano Siragusa, is “proud to work with MBTA on their new PTC system. We are confident that our world renowned products and experienced technological capabilities will provide the utmost safety to their future system”.
Ansaldo STS 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.