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Double-Stack Study Presentation to Association of American Railroads

  • 01
  • Jun
  • 1990
AUTHOR: Manalytics, Inc.
OFFICE: RPD
SUBJECT: Freight Operations
KEYWORDS: Railroad Technology, Network, Double-Stack Service, Truck Comparison
ABSTRACT: The study answers six major questions: Where is double-stack service now?; Where can domestic double-stack service compete with trucks?; What could a truck-competitive double-stack network look like?; What implications would such a network have for railroads?; What implications would such a network have for ocean carriers and ports?; and Will existing market forces bring about an efficient double-stack network?

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