O'Reilly logo

High Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering, Volume III by Terry L. Koglin

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

APPENDIX B

Operating Spreadsheets, freight Meadows to Liverpool, passenger New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station, various states of reconstruction.

These tables of distance, speed and time are simplified to reduce their size. Some simplifications of calculations have also been made, but without producing results that deviate substantially from what would be experienced by actual operations under the conditions given. Decelerations of special high-speed equipment are assumed to take place at 5 mph/second; conventional equipment is assumed to decelerate at the rate of 2 mph/second. Trains are required to reduce fully to the restricted speed before entering any restriction. The effect of gradient on accelerations and decelerations is ignored. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required