THE FUTURE ROLE OF RAIL

Charged with determining the role for rail in the Province for the remainder of this century and into the next, the Ontario Task Force on Provincial Rail Policy has made a series of recommendations which are seen leading to revitalization of rail as a major component of an integrated transportation system. The Report's 12 chapters: The Challenge to the Task Force; Fundamentals of the System; Passenger Rail--An Essential Service; Commuter Rail; Ontario's Local and Regional Services; The Special Requirements for Northern Ontario; Rail Freight; Issues of Railway Costing; Research, Development and Economic Opportunities; Railway Electrification and Alternative Fuel Strategies; Protecting the Public Interest; The Changing Roles.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ontario Task Force on Provincial Rail Policy

    Room 172, Legislative Building, Queen's Park
    Toronto, ONo M7A 1A2,   Canada 
  • Publication Date: 1981-1

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 128 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00334696
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1981 12:00AM