High Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering, Volume III: System Operations

Terry Koglin

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Volume III of High-Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering explores the high-speed operations of a hypothetical reconstruction of a former railroad main line between Chicago and New York. The former Pennsylvania Railroad main line between New York and Chicago, via Trenton, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Canton, and Fort Wayne, is studied in its existing condition and under various phases of rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Operation of high-speed passenger and freight trains under various scenarios of reconstruction of the aforementioned rail line is studied. The possibility of long-distance commuter operations is investigated. Cost analysis, marketing, track maintenance, and equipment maintenance

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Terry L. Koglin

Terry L. Koglin

Terry L. Koglin graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He worked for the Milwaukee Road (the Chicago, Milwaukee, St Paul and Pacific Railroad Company) when they still operated passenger trains and worked as a consultant on many engineering projects on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor. He had professional engineering registrations in several states, but currently only his Pennsylvania license is active.