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jueves, 10 de mayo de 2012

Chicago es el cuello de botella del Ferrocarril USA

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/05/05/us/untangling-a-rail-mess-in-chicago.html?ref=us
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/08/us/chicago-train-congestion-slows-whole-country.html?_r=1
A quarter of the nation’s rail traffic touches Chicago, which has long suffered from freight traffic jams and delays. A $3.2 billion project aims to improve traffic for the 1,300 freight and passenger trains that pass through the city each day by adding overpasses, underpasses and 50 miles of new track. 
Línea gruesa refleja circulaciones de más de 10 m toneladas brutas. 
Los vagones del FFCC USA parecen el triple de altos que vagones europeos. 

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