PRELIMINARY SYSTEM PLAN, VOL. I FOR RESTRUCTURING RAILROADS IN THE NORTHEAST AND MIDWEST REGION PURSUANT TO THE REGIONAL RAIL REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1973

This plan was the requirement of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 which was passed in response to a threat to the Nation's transportation system posed by the bankruptcy of eight railroads in the Northeast and Midwest. This plan includes the preliminary reorganization of rail services and disposition of rail properties of the bankrupt railroads. It also includes information and statistics on facilities, equipment, marketing, manpower, environment, passenger service and finances.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Result of the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973. Sponsored by U.S. Congress. See also PB-239846, RRIS #25 095416, RRIS Bulletin 7502.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Railway Association

    2100 2nd Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20595
  • Publication Date: 1975-2-26

Media Info

  • Pagination: 326 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095417
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Railway Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USRA/R-021 Prel. Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: Pub. Law 93-236
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM