The Shasta Route
Connecting Oregon and California by Passenger Rail
Overview and suggestions by Hans-Joachim Zierke
Table of Contents
- Index of Annotations.
- Introduction and first considerations
- Back to the Shasta route: Developing the assumptions about technical data, a process with major influence on results.
- Preparing and performing the first part of calculations.
- Page 21: Setting speed zones. Part 1
- Page 22: Zone 1: Sacramento to Red Bluff
- Page 23: Zone 2: Red Bluff to Milepost 233
- Page 24: Zone 3: MP 233 to Redding
- Page 25: Zone 4: Shasta Lake Realignment, Redding to Milepost 296
- Page 26: Zone 5: Sacramento River Canyon, lower part, MP 296 to Dunsmuir
- Page 27: Zone 6: Climbing out of the Sacramento River Canyon, Dunsmuir to Azalea
- Page 28: Zone 7: Azalea to Black Butte
- At this point, conclusions about Natron Cutoff service are advisable.
- Preparing the second part of calculations, changing direction to the Siskiyou range.
- Page 32: Siskiyou Line - past and present
- Page 33: Siskiyou line track quality
- Page 34: Siskiyou line grade
- Page 35: Siskiyou line curvature
- Page 36: Basic strategy for the Siskiyou line. This page lists the assumptions for Siskiyou Line timetable calculation.
- Page 37: Setting speed zones via the Siskiyou Pass
- Performing the second part of calculations.
- Preparing and performing the third part of calculations, along the track from Ashland to Roseburg.