ENERGY SAVINGS RESULTING FROM MODAL SHIFTS TO CORRIDORRAIL

A high speed passenger rail service between Washington and Boston was called for in the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973. Planning for the service has been conducted by the Office of Northeast Corridor Development in the Federal Railroad Administration. Engineering studies were undertaken to develop detailed plans and costs for the required facilities improvements. This report examines train resistance, train performance, train energy consumption, and area energy use characteristics.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Aerospace Corporation

    Energy & Transportation Division, 2350 East El Segundo Blvd
    El Segundo, CA  USA  90245

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Northeast Corridor Project Office, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • SOKOLSKY, S
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 34 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00143963
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/NECPO-76/15
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-TSC-936
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 15 1982 12:00AM