ANALYSIS OF RAILROAD OPERATED FERRY AND LIGHTERAGE OPERATIONS

This study presents a preliminary analysis of the marine operations of the railroads in reorganization and examines alternative approaches to meeting the transportation needs of the shippers now served. The study concerns itself with three major operations: The Ann Arbor Railroad car ferry on Lake Michigan; the Penn Central carfloat from Cape Charles, Virginia to Norfolk, Virginia; and the Lehigh Valley and Penn Central carfloat operations from New Jersey to Brooklyn. In addition, the contractor analyzed lighterage service in New York Harbor.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Developed for use by USRA for preliminary and final system plans.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Kearney (AT) and Company, Incorporated

    100 South Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 225 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095426
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Railway Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USRA/R-008 Prel. Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: USRA-C-50025
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM