Reports to Congress

A Prospectus for Change in the Freight Railroad Industry

  • 01
  • Oct
  • 1978
SUBJECT: Freight Operations, Evaluation
KEYWORDS: Economic Regulations, High Speed Ground Transportation, Electrification Investments
ABSTRACT: This report outlines prospective changes for the freight railroad industry. It details the status of the industry, the causes of railroad problems, estimated capital requirements, restructurings, intermodal policy, economic regulations, and alternatives for federal financial assistance. Its three appendices cover analytical methods, high-speed investments, and electrification investments.
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