Reports to Congress

Deferred Maintenance and Delayed Capital Improvements on Class II and Class Ill Railroads : A Report to Congress

  • 01
  • Feb
  • 1989
SUBJECT: Track
ABSTRACT: The rapid growth of short line and regional railroads is one of the most important recent developments in the railroad industry. By acquiring and operating light density lines that no longer fit the economics of the large carriers, small railroads have preserved service on lines which would likely have been abandoned and torn from the ground a decade ago.

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