Amtrak's Northeast Corridor: Information on the Status and Cost of Needed Improvements
DIANE Publishing, Jun 1, 1995 - 54 pages
Provides information on the ownership, usage of, and operations over, the Northeast corridor; the projects and costs associated with improvements to allow high-speed operations on the north end of the corridor; and the capital investment needed in the south end of the corridor. Charts and tables
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40 minutes 4R Act Amtrak's Northeast Corridor Appropriations for NECIP Authority Trans Hudson ballasted-deck bridges briefing report capital investment needs City and Boston Connecticut Department Corridor Strategic Business Department of Transportation electric catenary system electric traction system electrification system Extend High-Speed Service Federal Railroad Administration fiscal year 1995 Goals for NECIP goals for service high-speed interlockings high-speed operations High-Speed Rail Improvement hours and 40 Hudson Corporation path Improvement Project nhrip infrastructure installed Jersey Transit managed NECIP Maryland Rail Commuter mbta Metro North Metropolitan Transportation Authority Needed to Extend north end Northeast Corridor Amtrak Northeast Corridor Improvement Northeast Corridor Strategic Northeast High-Speed Rail Ownership and Usage passenger trains percent Philadelphia Port Authority Trans Rail Improvement Project rail service rehabilitating right-of-way Section 2 Investments segments SEPTA Service and Achieve Shore Line East south end Springfield Terminal Railway Strategic Business Unit trains operated Trans Hudson Corporation users Washington York and Boston York City
Page 1 - Corporation pursuant to authority granted by the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 and the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976.
Page 9 - House instruments were built between New York City and Boston, and between New York City and Philadelphia prior to 1850, and, at about that time, Judge Samuel L.
Page 15 - MBTA, the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CDOT), and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York (MTA) —own...
Page 2 - Seven commuter railroads operate about 91 percent of the passenger trains that use the corridor each year.3 However, these users' operations are generally very localized, whereas Amtrak uses the corridor in its entirety.
Page 19 - The overhead wire system that delivers electricity to the locomotive for traction, or movement Page 19 GAO/RCED-95-151BR Arotrak's Northeast Corridor Ownership and Usage of the Northeast Corridor GAO Freight Railroads...
Page 22 - Service between Boston and New York City in 3 hours and 40 minutes...