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.
- Prepared in conformance to Chapter 257, Section 8, of the Laws of 1975, as amended by Chapter 460 of the Laws of 1976.
Albany, NY USA 12232
- Publication Date: 1977-9
- Features: Appendices; Tables;
- Pagination: 52 p.
- TRT Terms: Branch lines; Commuter service; Financing; Freight transportation; Government funding; Governments; High speed rail; Passenger service; Planning; Railroad grade crossings; Railroad transportation; States; Subsidies; Transportation planning
- Identifier Terms: Amtrak; Conrail; Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976
- Old TRIS Terms: Government planning; Intercity passenger services; Regional rail reorganization act; State rail plan
- Subject Areas: Finance; Freight Transportation; Passenger Transportation; Planning and Forecasting; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00174184
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: New York State Department of Transportation
- Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
- Created Date: May 18 1978 12:00AM