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Keystone Corridor: Quiz


Question 1: See ________ for more information
Keystone ServiceSilver MeteorCrescent (Amtrak)Carolinian and Piedmont

Question 2: Amtrak currently runs two intercity rail services along the Keystone Corridor: the Harrisburg to ________ Keystone Service and the Pittsburgh to New York City Pennsylvanian.
New York metropolitan areaManhattanBrooklynNew York City

Question 3: The tracks between Harrisburg and Philadelphia are owned and maintained by ________, and is the only part of the Keystone Corridor that is electrified.
BNSF RailwayNorfolk Southern RailwayNew York, New Haven and Hartford RailroadAmtrak

Question 4: The tracks from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg are owned and maintained by Norfolk Southern (which acquired them from ________), and is the location of the famous Horseshoe Curve west of Altoona.
Norfolk Southern RailwayConsolidated Rail CorporationAmtrakNew York Central Railroad

Question 5: ________
New York high-speed railSoutheast High Speed Rail CorridorHigh-speed rail in the United StatesAcela Express

Question 6: Catch the Keystone, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and ________
Norfolk Southern RailwayBNSF RailwayAmtrakNew York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad

Question 7: Although there is electrified service on portions of the line all freight traffic is served using ________.
Diesel locomotiveRail transportDiesel engineElectric locomotive

Question 8: In 1968, the PRR merged with the ________ to become Penn Central, which declared bankruptcy in 1970.
New York Central RailroadMichigan Central RailroadLake Shore and Michigan Southern RailwayErie Railroad

Question 9: The tracks join the Northeast Corridor at Zoo Interlocking near the Philadelphia Zoo and ________.
30th Street StationSuburban StationNorth Philadelphia (SEPTA Regional Rail station)Atlantic City Express Service

Question 10: The total cost of electrification was over USD $200 million, which was financed by government-supported loans from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and the ________.
Public Works AdministrationFranklin D. RooseveltNew DealGreat Depression


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