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105 STAT. 932 PUBLIC LAW 102-143—OCT. 28, 1991 LOCAL RAIL FREIGHT ASSISTANCE For necessary expenses for rail assistance under section 5(q) of the Department of Transportation Act, as amended, $11,500,000, to remain available until expended. RAILROAD SAFETY For necessary expenses in connection with railroad safety, not otherwise provided for, $37,706,000, of which $1,220,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That there may be credited to this appropriation funds received from non-Federal sources for expenses incurred in training safety employees of private industry. State and local authorities, or other public authorities other than State rail safety inspectors participating in training pursuant to section 206 of the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970. RAILROAD RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT For necessary expenses for railroad research and development, $22,331,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That up to $500,000 of the funds made available in fiscal year 1991 shall be made available to support, by financial Eissistance agreement, railroad-highway grade crossing safety programs, including Operation Lifesaver: Provided further. That $150,000 is available until expended to support by financial assistance agreement railroad metallurgical and welding studies at the Oregon Graduate Institute. Grants. Of the funds provided under this head, $2,500,000 is available until expended for grants to specific states to conduct detailed market analysis of potential maglev and/or high speed rail ridership and determine the availability of rights-of-way for maglev and/or high speed rail use: Provided, That any such grant shall be matched on a dollar for dollar basis by a State, local, or other non-Federal concern. NORTHEAST CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM For necessary expenses related to Northeast Corridor improvements authorized by title VII of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976, as amended (45 U.S.C. 851 et seq.) and the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 1988, $205,000,000, 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. 601, to remain available until expended, $506,000,000, of which $331,000,000 shall be available for operating losses incurred by the Corporation and for labor protection costs, and of which $175,000,000 shall be available for capital improvements: 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 leeise of passenger motor vehicles for those officers or employees while in official travel status: Provided further. That the Secretary