Short Line Impacts on Customer Service Levels for Grain Shippers

The overall purpose of this report is to objectively and quantitatively assess the potential impact that short line operations have upon service levels to grain shippers. Specifically, the first goal is to ascertain whether creating short line railroads has resulted in improvement or decline in the quality of service provided to country grain elevators. The second goal is to determine if elevators located on short lines have increased the volume of grain shipped by rail.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 32p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01790159
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UGPTI Staff Paper No. 94, SP-94
  • Files: NTL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 1 2021 3:05PM