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Kentucky Railroad
Planning Experience
Lynn Soporowski, PE
Branch Manager, Division of Planning
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
September 24, 2013
SCORT
Kentucky Railroad Planning Experience
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Not a railroad operating/owning state
Not a railroad power state
Not a railroad funding state
Not an intracity or intercity passenger rail state
Not a railroad operating/owning state
• State rail with shortlines
Freight Network Rail Lines and Railyards
2,769 miles of mainline track
99 Railyards
Locate-Major (MFUI) : Terminology
Siding
• Spur
• Yard
– Classification Yard
– Distribution Yard
– Intermodal (Container)
Locate-Major (MFUI) : Terminology
• Intermodal
Connectors
Needs
– Ramps
– Turning
Radii
– Sight
Distance
Not a Power State
Total Freight Transportation into
Kentucky by Mode-2008
Tons (in millions)
Dollars (in millions)
10,417
5%
76
35%
86
41%
24
11%
2
1%
Truck
Rail
Water
27
12%
Other intermodal
31,923
16%
13,207
7%
1,171
1%
127,018
65%
11,383
6%
Pipeline & unknown
Source: Freight Analysis Framework, FWHA
Truck
Water
Truck and rail
Pipeline & unknown
Rail
Air, air & truck
Other intermodal
Total Freight Transportation from
Kentucky by Mode-2008
Tons (in millions)
Dollars (in millions)
11,091
5%
81
29%
113
40%
59
21%
Truck
Truck and rail
Pipeline & unknown
1,359
1%
11,370
5%
159,067
72%
26,924
12%
27
10%
Rail
Other intermodal
Source: Freight Analysis Framework, FWHA
Truck
Water
Other intermodal
Rail
Air, air & truck
Pipeline & unknown
10,906
5%
Article : Business First—Louisville Edition, August 5, 2011
Not a railroad funding state
Kentucky TIGER Grants
• TIGER I ARRA- RJ Corman Railroad Group
$16,205,553 ($12,964,443 Federal)
$200,000 State dollars
• TIGER III – Paducah and Louisville Railroad
$14,447,775 ($11,558,220 Federal)
$1,000,000 State dollars
Kentucky Shortline Railroad
Assistance Grants
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$2 million FY 2010-2011
$2 million FY 2011-2012
Minimum of 50/50 match.
Governor decided to award both Fiscal
Years funds from 12 submitted
applications.
Kentucky Railroad Crossing
Improvement Program
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$1.6 million FY 2012-2013
$1.6 million FY 2013-2014
Minimum of 50/50 match
105 Applications Received
RJ Corman Railroad Group
Muldraugh Bridge- Paducah and
Louisville Railroad
Not an intracity or intercity
passenger rail state
• Despite the high population
density in Cincinnati,
Louisville, and Lexington,
the ridership … only ..15 %
operating costs
• Ops Only $245 fare one way
• Cap and Ops $2,800 fares
Examination of I75, I-64, and I-71
High Speed Rail
Corridors -1999
• Louisville Airport
• Ohio River Bridge
• Lexington Center
Kentucky Railroad Planning Experience
• Not a railroad operating/owning state
• Intermodal Connections
• Not a railroad power state
• Investment IS being made
• Not a railroad funding state
• Creative dollars are spent
• Not an intracity or intercity passenger rail state
• Continue to participate and PLAN!!!
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