NORTHEAST CORRIDOR HIGH SPEED RAIL PASSENGER SERVICE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. TASK 9: TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF VEHICLE/RIGHT OF WAY SYSTEMS. VOLUME II

This document contains the results of a study performed to define the combination of vehicle characteristics and right-of-way improvements which best meets the Corridor Rail objectives for upgrading passenger service on the Northeast Corridor. Volume Two of a two-part report deals with economic inputs of rolling stock, electrification, shop construction, track maintenance, and service demand. Costs, planning, and systems engineering are discussed, along with tradeoffs, environmental considerations, and vehicles, with particular attention to tilt body design.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-242 445 and Volume 1, PB-245 221.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bechtel Incorporated

    Gaithersburg, MD  USA 

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Northeast Corridor Project Office, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Lawson, K L
    • PRAUSE, R H
    • Gillespie, C W
    • Wujek, J H
    • Arnlund, R
  • Publication Date: 1975-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 245 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093295
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., FRA/ONECD-75/9-Vol-2
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-40027
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1976 12:00AM