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PUBLIC LAW 104-50 —NOV. 15, 1995 109 STAT. 447 RHODE ISLAND RAIL DEVELOPMENT For the costs associated with construction of a third track on the Northeast Corridor between Davisville and Central Falls, Rhode Island, with sufficient clearance to accommodate double stack freight cars, $1,000,000 to be matched by the State of Rhode Island or its designee on a dollar for dollar basis and to remain available until expended: Provided, That as a condition of accepting such Contracts, funds, the Providence and Worcester (P&W) Railroad shall enter into an agreement with the Secretary to reimburse Amtrak and/ or the Federal Railroad Administration, on a dollar for dollar basis, up to the first $6,000,000 in damages resulting from the legal action initiated by the P&W Railroad under its existing contracts with Amtrak relating to the provision of vertical clearances between Davisville and Central B'alls in excess of those required for present freight operations. GRANTS TO THE NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) To enable the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation authorized by 49 U.S.C. 24104, $635,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which $305,000,000 shall be available for operating losses and for mandatory passenger rail service payments, $100,000,000 shall be for transition costs incurred by the Corporation, and $230,000,000 shall be for capital improvements: Provided, That up to $15,000,000 of the amount made available under this head for capital improvements may, at the discretion of the Corporation, be transferred to the Northeast Corridor Improvement Program: Provided further. That funding under this head for capital improvements shall not be made available before July 1, 1996: Provided further. 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. FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES For necessary administrative expenses of the Federal Transit Administration's programs authorized by chapter 53 of title 49, United States Code, $42,000,000. FORMULA GRANTS For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5307, 5310(a)(2), 5311, and 5336, to remain available until expended, $942,925,000: Provided, That no more than $2,052,925,000 of budget authority shall be available for these purposes: Provided further. That of the funds provided under this head for formula grants, no more than $400,000,000 may be used for operating assistance under 49 U.S.C. 5336(d): Provided further. That the limitation on operating assistance provided under this heading shall, for urbanized areas of less than 200,000 in population, be no less than seventy-