NORTHEAST CORRIDOR HIGH SPEED RAIL PASSENGER SERVICE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. TASK 11S. IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR PHYSICAL PLANTS WITH ESTIMATED COSTS. VOLUME II

The two-volume report describes the physical plant necessary to meet trip time goals and permit high speed train operations in the section of the Northeast Corridor between Washington, D. C. and New Haven, Connecticut. The cost of the physical improvements are estimated and an implementation schedule is presented in Volume I. Facilities include track, bridges, tunnels, signals, communications, electrification and other items. Volume 2 includes track charts and aerial photographs of major curve realignments and interline connections on the Northeast Corridor, and a graphical representation of simulated train performance.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-244 873.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bechtel Corporation

    15740 Shady Grove Road
    Gaithersburg, MD  United States  20760

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Northeast Corridor Project Office, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Sutcliff, H
    • Bailey, W
    • Biss, D J
    • Irvin, L A
    • Livingston, F M
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 135 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093350
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., FRA-ONECD-75-11S
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-40027
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1976 12:00AM