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Author Koglin, Terry L., author

Title High speed rail planning, policy, and engineering. Volume II, Realizing plans--obstacles and solutions / Terry L. Koglin
Published New York, NY : Momentum Press Engineering, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Series Transportation engineering collection
Transportation engineering collection
Contents Cover ; HIGH SPEED RAIL PLANNING, POLICY, AND ENGINEERING, VOLUME II: REALIZING PLANS-OBSTACLES AND SOLUTIONS ; ABSTRACT ; CONTENTS ; LIST OF FIGURES ; PREFACE ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION ; CHAPTER 2: POTENTIAL ; CHAPTER 3: FIXED PROPERTY, TRACK, AND TERMINALS
APPENDIX A: HIGH SPEED RAIL PROJECT FOR NEW YORK CITY APPENDIX B: FINANCING A HIGH SPEED TRANSPORTATION PROJECT BY MEANS OF FREIGHT REVENUES ; INDEX ; Ad Page ; Back Cover
CHAPTER 12: DEVELOPMENT OF A VIABLE HIGH-SPEED PASSENGER RAIL SYSTEM CHAPTER 13: OPERATING AND EQUIPMENT COSTS ; CHAPTER 14: FUEL AND MOTIVE POWER COSTS ; CHAPTER 15: TRACK AND STRUCTURE COSTS ; CHAPTER 16: PATRONAGE ; CHAPTER 17: SUMMARY OF PROPOSED SYSTEM ; APPENDIXES
CHAPTER 4: TRAINS CHAPTER 5: SPECIFIC SYSTEM PARAMETERS ; CHAPTER 6: FINANCING ; CHAPTER 7: ROUTE ; CHAPTER 8: EXISTING CONDITIONS ; CHAPTER 9: EXISTING LINE-SPEED RESTRICTIONS ; CHAPTER 10: INITIAL LINE IMPROVEMENTS ; CHAPTER 11: IMPROVEMENTS FOR OVERNIGHT OPERATIONS
Summary Examines one particular potential high-speed rail line in the United States, looking at the possibility of operating high-speed freight trains to help increase revenues to finance the system. The evaluation includes a look at fixed property, track, terminals, and patronage. The proposed route is examined in some detail. The best types of trains for the route are discussed. The existing conditions, potential line improvements, and development of the proposed line are evaluated. Costs for operating and equipment, particularly fuel, motive power, track and structures are examined
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from title page (Safari, viewed February 17, 2016)
Subject High speed ground transportation
High speed trains -- Planning
Railroad engineering
Railroads -- Planning
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1606508385
9781606508381
Other Titles Realizing plans--obstacles and solutions