Constant Tension Catenary Study

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Project programmed before 2024; Not evaluated by these metrics.

Project Description

This project will fund an engineering study of constant tension technology for the potential application to the Metra Electric (ME) District. The catenary system is currently undergoing extensive rehabilitation. Constant tension technology may be added to the catenary rehabilitation project scope pending the results of this study.