Pursuant to the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law No.
113-2, January 29, 2013) the National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak) is eligible to receive up to $185,000,000 in support of efforts to improve resiliency and mitigate potential impacts of future disasters in the
Northeast Corridor by preserving an underground right-of-way (ROW) in the area of the Long Island Rail Road?s (LIRR) John D.
Caemmerer West Side Yard (Hudson Yards) development site in New York City.
In order to receive these funds, Amtrak must complete the grant application and submit the following items electronically:
Cover Letter; Application for Federal Assistance SF-424; SF-424D Assurances - Construction Programs; and signed copies of the U. S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration Assurances and Certification forms (http://www.fra.dot.gov/downloads/admin/assurancesandcertifications.pdf)