ENERGY: WHAT ROLE FOR THE RAILS?

The new era of energy scarcity presents a serious challenge to the highway-oriented transportation system of the U.S., producing a potential for significant diversions of both freight and passenger movements to more energy-efficient rail transportation. Railroads will also have the opportunity for greatly improving their participation in the movement of coal and possible other energy resources. Will the private-enterprise freight sector and socialized passenger sector have the vitality, enterprise and financial ability to meet these needs?

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • Shedd, T
  • Publication Date: 1979-11

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 37-42
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00303867
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1980 12:00AM