Sunday, October 2, 2011
The Norfolk Southern passenger speed at milepost 176 (40.513667N77.710172W) is 65 mph thourgh to milepost 172.2 (40.523694N77.649008W). The proposed realignment in yellow reduces curvature from a maximum of 2.3 degrees to 1 degree curves. The potential speed could be 110 mph. The Norfolk Southern track chart identifies milepost 173.5 as being Longfellow, PA. Longfellow is a village.