MODERN RAILROAD STATUS REPORT: ELECTRIFICATION

Despite advantages shown in numerous studies, American railroads have no immediate plans for electrification without government financial assistance. The only active U.S. project is extension of Northeast Corridor electrification from New Haven, Conn., to Boston and a study is being made for Conrail of a similar step for its heavy-traffic line from Harrisburg, Pa., to Pittsburgh. Details of studies and of the Corridor project are included.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • Roberts, R
  • Publication Date: 1978-6

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 56-58
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00178949
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 1978 12:00AM