VIA RAIL: LESS IS MORE

Despite of years of challenge and adversity, Canada's passenger railway retains considerable vitality. One-and-a-half years after the Progressive Conservative government ordered 52% of VIA's annual train miles slashed, the government-owned equivalent of Amtrak is reporting lower costs, healthy revenue, and the highest on-time performance in its history. The article discusses the claim that the scaled-back operation is in many respects a better passenger railway.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    345 Hudson Street
    New York, NY  United States  10014
  • Authors:
    • Gormick, G
  • Publication Date: 1990-7

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  • Accession Number: 00611350
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1991 12:00AM