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Scheduled Railroading and the Viability of Carload Service

  • 16
  • Mar
  • 2004
AUTHOR: Federal Railroad Administration
OFFICE: RPD
KEYWORDS: Scheduled Railroading and the Viability of Carload Service
ABSTRACT: This paper, commissioned by the Office of Policy in the Federal Railroad Administration, addresses several questions around the topic of scheduled railroading. The central issue is the likely effect of scheduled operation on the financial performance of carload-merchandise service and whether carload service is likely to be financially viable over the next few decades.

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