NORTHEAST CORRIDOR HIGH-SPEED RAIL PASSENGER SERVICE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM. TASK 18 - SUPPORT SERVICES: ENGINEERING, ECONOMICS AND COST ESTIMATING

The report is a summary of analyses and refinements, where applicable, of the available track alignment data on the Northeast Corridor, track realignment unit costs, minor realignment costs, lateral track shifts, vehicle costs, and train performance calculations for the purpose of further defining curve realignments and vehicle characteristics. The report deals with these topics based on both the 150 mph system, defined in previous NEC reports, and the 120 mph system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Urban Pathfinders, Inc., Baltimore, Md.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bechtel Corporation

    15740 Shady Grove Road
    Gaithersburg, MD  USA  20760

    Urban Pathfinders, Incorporated

    Baltimore, MD  USA 

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Northeast Corridor Project Office, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Arnlund, R C
    • Ronald, C C
    • Olsen, K A
    • Ferber, W E
    • McInnis, M J
  • Publication Date: 1976-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 456 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00147392
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/ONECD-76/18 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-66005
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1977 12:00AM