THE STATES AND RAIL PRESERVATION

For states faced with rail abandonment or service curtailment, the Council of State Governments has appraised the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 and examined some of the possible state responses to actions taken under the act. The booklet contains a draft of a State Rail Preservation Act for consideration by legislatures to give the State Department of Transportation or other agency the right to act as sole agent for assistance or acquisition by purchase, condemnation or other means of rail properties for continued operation in the public interest. As presented the draft legislation has seven titles.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Council of State Governments

    Iron Works Pike
    Lexington, KY  USA  40505
  • Authors:
    • Black, W R
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 17 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00128181
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 29 1975 12:00AM