NORTHEAST CORRIDOR HIGH SPEED RAIL PASSENGER SERVICE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. TASK 4A. SIGNALING AND COMMUNICATIONS

The report includes description of the present signal systems, recommendations and description of the changes required to support high-speed passenger service, and corresponding cost estimates for the Northeast Corridor (Washington, D.C. to Boston, Massachusetts). Recommendations and descriptions cover the areas of proposed signal systems, track circuit requirements, impedance bonds, hazard protection devices, control systems, communications systems, training devices, installation schedule, and estimates of costs to procure and install such systems. Typical construction and installation specifications are included as an appendix.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated Apr 75, PB-243 419.
  • 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:
    • Williams, J
    • PIPAS, G
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 110 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093378
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., FRA/ONECD-75/4A
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-40027
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1976 12:00AM