Report of the Chief Engineer

Mr. Chairman, Board Members, Employes and Stockholders,

The Office of the Chief Engineer is pleased to share with you this report of construction progress on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Middle Division, as of the end of the Fourth Quarter, 2016:

Middle Division Construction Progress
Location Surveying
(benchwork)
Track Final Grading
(scenery)
Operational
(est., act.)
Middle Division Main Line
 Harrisburg/Enola (staging) 100%  100%  N/A Q2 2014
 WALL Interlocking 100%  100%  N/A Q2 2014
 Lewistown Junction (XA) 100%  100%  0% Q1 2014
 LEWIS Interlocking 100%  100%  10% Q1 2015
 Ryde (268-270) 100%  100%  0% Q4 2014
 Vineyard (272) (stairway underpass) 100%  100%  N/A Q2 2014
 JACKS Interlocking 100%  100%  N/A Q3 2014
 Altoona (staging) 100%  100%  N/A Q3 2014
Lewistown Secondary
 Lewistown Junction (XA) 100%  0%  0% Q2 2017 
 Helix 100%  100%  N/A Q3 2013
 Lewistown (LN) 80%  80%  0% Q1 2017
 Furnace Branch Siding (LN) 0%  0%  0% Future Expansion
     Milroy Secondary
 Lewistown (LN) 100%  100%  0% Q3 2016
 Helix 100%  100%  N/A Q3 2015
 Lewistown (3902) 100%  100%  10% Q2 2016
 Menzies (3903, stairway overpass) 100%  100%  0% Q2 2015
 Burnham (3904, west half) 100%  85%  0% Q2 2015
 Burnham (3904, east half) 100%  100%  10% Q4 2013
      Standard Steel Company 100%  10% 0% TBD
 Yeagertown (3905) 100%  85% 10% Q1 2013
 Mann's Narrows (3906) 100%  100%  100% Q3 2013
 KV Junction (3907) 50% 50%  10% Q3 2013
 Reedsville (3907) 0%  0%  0% Future Expansion
 Honey Creek (3908) 0%  0%  0% Future Expansion
 Naginey (3911) 0%  0%  0% Future Expansion
 Milroy (3912) 100%  80%  0% Q1 2016
Susquehanna Division: Selinsgrove Secondary
 Northumberland (staging) 100%  0%  N/A TBD
Pennsylvania Midland Railroad

Northward Staging:

  • PMRR, "Points North"
  • New York Central Interchange, Williamsport, Pa.
  • Reading Interchange, Williamsport, Pa.
0% 0% N/A Future Expansion
Helix 100% 100% N/A Q3 2015
Menno Junction - North Leg of Wye 50% 0% 0% TBD
     Big Valley Yard 100% 0% 0% Future Expansion
     Belleville 100% 0% 0% Future Expansion
     KV Junction 50% 50% N/A Q3 2013
Menno Junction - South Leg of Wye 100% 0% 0% TBD
Allensville (inc. stairway overpass) 100% 100% 0% Q1 2016
Mill Creek 100% 100% N/A Q2 2015

Southward Staging:

  • PMRR, "Points South" 
  • PMRR, H&BTM Div., Huntingdon, Pa.
  • Baltimore & Ohio Interchange, Hancock, Md. 
  • Western Maryland Interchange, Hancock, Md.
  • Penn Family Lines Interchange, Needmore, Pa.
0% 0% N/A Future Expansion