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Japanese High Speed Trains

…it in the Acela, but I was blown away by the Japanese system. I’ve ridden high speed trains in Europe, but this was something else entirely. The highest speed trains

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Trains and Planes

…get you there quick, long distance mode of travel. Fast and glamorous. Trains are the slow, leisurely, short distance mode of travel. Utilitarian and functional. At least, that’s the way…

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Trains and Cracks

…long answer: Trains do create vibration, and if you live close enough to the tracks, you can probably feel it when the train goes by. However, there is a very…

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CREATE 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project

…addition new tracks in some areas to relieve congestion, the installation of new flyover bridges and grade-separating some crossings. HMMH conducted ground-borne vibration measurements from freight trains and Metra and…

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CapeFlyer Takes Off

…He was traveling with his wife Kitty and a grandson (who loves trains as much as his grandfather). The Governor, who is a long-time staunch supporter of public transportation, was…

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TEX Rail Noise and Vibration Services

…horns that normally must be sounded as trains approach grade crossings, of which there are over 60 located along the TEX Rail route. Thus, the primary noise mitigation measure that…

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Northern Lights Express Passenger Rail Project

…impact would be expected from the loud horns that normally must be sounded as trains approach grade crossings. Thus, the primary noise mitigation measure recommended for this project was the…

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The Source, Of Course

…by Lance Meister (The first in an occasional series on the basics of noise and vibration as they relate to trains and transit.) One of the basic things we…

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California High Speed Train Project

…noise and vibration specialist on the project team. Noise and vibration are among the key environmental issues associated with high-speed trains. HMMH’s support included noise measurements, analysis, assessment, mitigation recommendations,…

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Springfield, Illinois Railroad Consolidation Study EIS

…implementation of quiet zones where train horns would not be sounded near at-grade crossings. HMMH conducted ambient noise measurements as well as ground-borne vibration measurements from trains throughout the study…

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