ECONOMIC STUDY OF ALTERNATIVE MODES FOR RAIL TRAFFIC AND THEIR COSTS

An economic study of alternative modes for rail traffic and their relative costs, including the social and environmental costs. This study summarizes the overview of the problem of diverting rail traffic to alternative modes. It discusses the prospects for substituting different modes and preserving competition and provides a description of the principal factors affecting comparative costs of the several modes of transportation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared for USRA system planning.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Smith (Wilbur) and Associates

    1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Publication Date: 1975-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 267 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095439
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Railway Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USRA/R-011 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: USRA-C-50020
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM