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101 STAT. 1329-371
101 STAT. 1329-371
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 1329-371


For necessary expenses for railroad research and development, $9,286,000, to remain available until expended. NORTHEAST CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses for improvements to the Communication and Signal Systems at locations between Wilmington, Delaware, and Boston, Massachusetts, on the Northeast Corridor main line and between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on the Harrisburg line; improvements to the Electric Traction System between Wilmington, Delaware, and Newark, New Jersey; installation of baggage rack restraints, seat back guards and seat lock devices on 348 passenger cars operating within the Northeast Corridor; installation of 44 event recorders and 10 electronic warning devices on locomotives operating within the Northeast Corridor; acquisition of cab signal test boxes and installation of 9 wayside loop code transmitters for use on the Northeast Corridor; North Philadelphia Station platform refurbishments, building renovations, and site improvements; and necessary mechanical, electrical, and structural repair work on the North Tunnel; $26,600,000, together with $950,000 to be derived from unobligated balances of "Airport access demonstration project", to remain available until expended. GRANTS TO THE NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION

To enable the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation for operating losses incurred by the Corporation, capital improvements, and labor protection costs authorized by 45 U.S.C. 565, to remain available until expended, $580,800,000: Provided, That none of the funds herein appropriated shall be used for lease or purchase of passenger motor vehicles or for the hire of vehicle operators for any officer or employee, other than the president of the Corporation, excluding the lease of passenger motor vehicles for those officers or employees while in official travel status: Provided further. That the Secretary shall make no commitments to guarantee new loans or loans for new purposes under 45 U.S.C. 602 in fiscal year 1988: Provided further. That the incurring of any obligation or commitment by the Corporation for the purchase of capital improvements prohibited by this Act or not expressly provided for in an appropriation Act shall be deemed a violation of 31 U.S.C. 1341: Provided further. That no funds are required to be expended or reserved for expenditure pursuant to 45 U.S.C. 601(e): Provided further. That none of the funds in this or any other Act shall be made available to finance the rehabilitation and other improvements (including upgrading track and the signal system, ensuring safety at public and private highway and pedestrian crossings by improving signals or eliminating such crossings, and the improvement of operational portions of stations related to intercity rail passenger service) on the main line track between Atlantic City, New Jersey, and the main line of the Northeast Corridor, unless the Secretary of Transportation certifies that not less than 40 per centum of the costs of such improvements shall be derived from non-Federal sources: Provided further. That,