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Alternative Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Passenger and Freight Rail Projects (2015)

Chapter: Appendix C - U.S. Commuter Rail and Track Ownership

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C - U.S. Commuter Rail and Track Ownership." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. Alternative Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Passenger and Freight Rail Projects. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/22149.
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135 A p p e n d i x C U.S. Commuter Rail and Track Ownership Commuter Rail Name Interacons with Freight Rail and Amtrak Altamont Commuter Express Operates over UP tracks in CA from Stockton to San Jose Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority Partly BNSF and partly UP trackage rights Conneccut Department of Transportaon Operates on agency-owned tracks over which Amtrak has trackage rights, but also on Amtrak NEC tracks Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Mostly trackage rights on UP, but some agency trackage Denton County Transportaon Authority Agency trackage Maryland Transit Administraon Operates on CSX and Amtrak tracks Massachuses Bay Transportaon Authority Operates on agency-owned tracks with some CSX trackage rights Metro Transit (Minneapolis) Agency-owned tracks Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, Doing Business As (dba): MTA Metro-North Railroad Agency-owned tracks and Amtrak-owned tracks (minor) MTA Long Island Rail Road Agency-owned tracks and Amtrak-owned tracks (NY Penn Staon and NYC area) New Jersey Transit Corporaon Agency-owned and Amtrak-owned tracks (NEC) North County Transit District Operates in San Diego area to Oceanside on agency-owned tracks over which BNSF has trackage rights Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporaon dba: METRA Rail Operates mostly on agency track, but also on UP and BNSF tracks, among other railroads Northern Indiana Commuter Transportaon District Operates on agency tracks Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority Operates on Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority system and on Massachuseˆs Bay Transportaon Authority tracks Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board dba: Caltrain Operates on agency-owned tracks over which UP has trackage rights Pennsylvania Department of Transportaon Amtrak-owned tracks (Harrisburg to Philadelphia) Regional Transportaon Authority Trackage rights on Nashville and Eastern Railroad Rio Metro Regional Transit District Trackage rights on BNSF South Florida Regional Transportaon Authority Operates on agency track with CSX trackage rights Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportaon Authority Mostly Amtrak-owned tracks, but also some agency owned Southern California Regional Rail Authority dba: Metrolink (Metrolink) Operates partly on agency-owned tracks (with BNSF or UP trackage rights), but also on tracks owned by UP and BNSF Utah Transit Authority Partly agency owned, partly UP trackage rights Virginia Railway Express CSX and Amtrak trackage rights Source: CPCS team analysis of individual commuter rail companies listed in National Transit Database 2011.

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TRB’s National Cooperative Rail Research Program (NCRRP) Report 1: Alternative Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Passenger and Freight Rail Projects identifies alternative funding and financing tools that can be used to realize passenger and freight rail project development, including capital investments, operations, and maintenance. The report summary is available online.

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