Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad – Track Design to Improve Train Operations (CE, SU, CM, SBE)

A multidisciplinary team of 13 students completed a track design project to improve capacity of the Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad.  The team designed two rail sidings, including cost estimates and construction plans, and analyzed the impact of the improvements on the LS&I system.  

Project Poster: 
Co-Principal Investigator(s): 
Trevor Lyons
Steven Sams
Jeremy Smith
Damian Wallner
Katie Wescott
Project Schedule: 
September, 2009 to May, 2010
Project Category: 
Rail Transportation Program
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