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Multimodal Transportation Resources - Office of Freight Rail

James K. Polk Building, Suite 1800
Nashville, TN 37243
phone (615) 741.2781
fax (615) 253.1482

Track Needs Assessment:

In 2005 the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Office of Freight & Rail Transportation commissioned an assessment of the track condition of the state's short line railroads.

General information regarding how the study was conducted is available in the following documents:
Glossary and System Map
Minimum Standards and Unit Prices 

The results of the study can be found at:
Track Needs Assessment 

The study also included a look at the minimum maintenance requirements for the short lines. The results of that study can be found at:
Maintenance Requirements


Track Needs Assessment