Saving of costs is a basic reason for trackage rights but extension of market areas, better service to an existing market and other reasons must also be considered. A reduction of trackage need not mean a reduction in competition and efficiency. Trackage rights could help solve a number of industry problems. Shippers benefit from competitive service, railroads benefit from lower costs and the public benefits from a healthy railroad industry.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper is from the Proceedings of the 16th Annual Joint Meeting of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum and the Transportation Research Forum, 3-5 November 1975, Toronto, Canada. Complete Volume $20.00.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Cross (Richard B) Company

    Oxford, Indiana,   United States  47971
  • Authors:
    • OVERBEY, D L
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 339-147 pp
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 16
    • Issue Number: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127719
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 16 1975 12:00AM