NEW YORK STATE RAIL PRESERVATION PROGRAM ANNUAL REPORT

The State's rail preservation program, discussed in this report, consists of capital and operating assistance projects financed through the $250 million Rail Preservation Bond issue approved in 1974 and intended to maintain and improve essential rail freight, passenger and commuter service and safety. Matching funds for the program come from Amtrak, Conrail, UMTA, FRA and FHWA Railroad Grade Crossing Program. Major segments of the program are: intercity passenger service; commuter rail service; Long Island freight service; and upstate freight service. Total funds under the programs will total $955 million.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in conformance to Chapter 257, Section 8, of the Laws of 1975, as amended by Chapter 460 of the Laws of 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    New York State Department of Transportation

    1220 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY  USA  12232
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Tables;
  • Pagination: 52 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174184
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: New York State Department of Transportation
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: May 18 1978 12:00AM