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Implementation of a Shared Use Rail Corridor: The Freight Perspective
Implementation of a Shared Use Rail Corridor: The Freight Perspective

Join us at Railway Interchange / AREMA Conference

INDIANAPOLIS CONVENTION CENTER, INDIANA, SEPTEMBER 17-19, 2017

 
“Implementation of a Shared Use Rail Corridor: The Freight Perspective”
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 2:00-2:30 PM, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46225
 
Railroad right-of-way’s provide contiguous linear corridors between communities which may provide the ideal situation for transit expansion. These corridors are the life-blood of an established interstate commerce network for the freight railroads and shared use must be carefully implemented.
 
The presentation focuses on the interactions and processes involved in the implementation of the Eagle P3 FasTracks project from the perspective of the freight railroad. Attendees will learn the processes utilized, challenges overcome, opportunities presented, and lessons learned throughout the planning, design, and construction
phases of the RTD program.
 
Speakers
  • Andrew Leifheit, PE, Associate Vice President, Wilson & Company, Denver, CO
  • Justin Hartman, Manager Engineering, BNSF Railway Company, Denver, CO
 
Things You’ll Learn
  • History of shared use corridor discussions and the initiative known as FasTracks
  • Key elements of project planning including:
    • Risk Exposure
    • Location of Infrastructure
    • FRA compliance
  • Steps to project implementation
  • Lessons learned from planning, design, and construction

 

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