ENGINEERING A 200 KM/H LINE

The three-stage plan for upgrading the East Coast mainline of British Rail is detailed. The goal is operation of 200 km/hr passenger trains over this 630 km route between London and Edinburgh. Three tables spell out the costs and minutes saved for incremental improvements along this route. Changes include new curve alignment, elimination of switches and crossovers, grade separation of highways, station remodeling, signaling changes and rebuilding of tunnels and bridges.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mechanical Engineering Publications

    Penthouse 1, 15 West 55th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10019
  • Authors:
    • Ormiston, H
  • Publication Date: 1976-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 14-20
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00142953
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 15 1976 12:00AM