Hearing on Rail Freight Transportation in North Dakota

This document consists of testimony by Gene Griffin, Director of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, North Dakota State University, on March 27, 2002, for the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, U.S. Senate, Senator Byron Dorgan presiding. It includes findings regarding the analysis of railroad revenues and costs of wheat movement originating in North Dakota by the BNSF railroad. Topics include BNSF's 110-car shuttle train program including manner of implementation; Inverse rate on wheat to the Pacific Northwest; Rail revenue/cost ratios for wheat; Road impacts that could result from the 110-car system; and Adequacy of rail regulation as it applies to rail pricing and service.


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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 17p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01688531
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Contract Numbers: SP-147
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 5 2018 2:29PM