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Notice Of Grant Award

Title: FY 17 Positive Train Control Grant Program
DOT Agency Disbursing Funds: Federal Railroad Administration
Project Name/Number: MARC Penn Line I-ETMS PTC Implementation Project
Award Recipient Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)
City/County/State , MD
Place of Performance Washington, DC to Perryville, MD
State Congressional District 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Entitlement Amount $ 0.00
Discretionary Amount $ 9,440,000.00
COVID Relief Amount $ 0.00
Total Grant Amount $ 9,440,000.00
DOT Regional Office/Telephone Number Douglas Gascon, 202-493-0239


This is a notification of selection. This project includes installing Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS) PTC within the Northeast Corridor along MARC's tracks, and equipping 11 MARC 2A cab cars with I-ETMS. The work will be on the Penn Line between Washington, D.C. Union Station and the northern limits of MARC service at Perryville, MD, a total distance of approximately 77 directional miles.

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