PENN CENTRAL ELECTRIFICATION NEW YORK TUNNELS 25 KV VS. 12.5/25 KV

The proposed conversion of the a-c electrified portion of the Penn Central Railroad to 25 kV, 60 Hz involves modifications to provide sufficient electrical clearance, particularly in the tunnels at New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington. The object of this study was to investigate the extent and cost magnitude of modifications to tunnels in the New York area, and compare them to alternative of providing dual-voltage equipment for all trains operating in this area.

  • Corporate Authors:

    GIBBS & HILL

    NEW YORK,    

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Northeast Corridor Project Office, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 85 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092222
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., FRA/ONECD-75-51
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FRA-30065
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1976 12:00AM