Air Quality Issues--Alameda Corridor - 19 miles - $2.4B; Alameda Corridor East - 35 miles - $0.95B; 65% increase in rail traffic next 20 years; Environmental Justice issues; Electrification not cost- effective; and Need to reduce locomotive emissions. Background--GasRail USA 1993- 1998; Develop LNG EMD 12- 710 commuter locomotive; 75% red. in NOx, opt. power & efficiency; Selected & developed LaCHIP; 1998 project halted - EMD withdrew; and Need to develop & demonstrate a low- emission locomotive. GasRail 2001 Objectives--Complete GasRail USA; SCAQMD, MetroLink, SwRI; 2- 3 year project; $4 M (estimated); Freight? Commercialization?; and Seeking partners/alternatives?
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- OSTI Identifier:
- Resource Type:
- Resource Relation:
- Conference: Conference title not supplied, Conference location not supplied, 01/31/2001; Other Information: PBD: 31 Jan 2001
- Research Org:
- Technology Advancement Office South Coast Air Quality Management District (US)
- Sponsoring Org:
- USDOE Office of Heavy Vehicle Technologies (OHVT) (EE-33) (US)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; AIR QUALITY; CARGO; COMMERCIALIZATION; EFFICIENCY; LOCOMOTIVES; USA
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