Contracting Commuter Rail Services, Volume 2: Commuter Rail System Profiles
place - north america, mode - rail, organisation - contracting, infrastructure - maintainance
Passenger Transportation, Public Transportation, Railroads
TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Research Report 200: Contracting Commuter Rail Services, Volume 2: Commuter Rail System Profiles describes the 31 commuter rail services in North America and the various delivery approaches, and documents a broad range of strategies and approaches for managing the operation and maintenance issues associated with the contracting of commuter rail services.
This report complements TCRP Research Report 200: Contracting Commuter Rail Services, Volume 1: Guidebook, which provides an evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of each potential approach for providing commuter rail service, including the primary functions for commuter rail delivery—train operations, dispatch, maintenance of way, and maintenance of equipment. The guidebook includes a decision tree analysis and summarizes current trends for contracting commuter rail services, along with highlighting innovative approaches for contracting transportation services.
Permission to publish the abstract has been given by Transportation Research Board, Washington, copyright remains with them.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (2018). Contracting Commuter Rail Services, Volume 2: Commuter Rail System Profiles. Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), Research Report 200, pp. 138. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.