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 Corporation345 Hudson Street
New York, NY United States 10014
- Gormick, G
- Publication Date: 1990-7
- Pagination: 3 p.
- TRT Terms: Level of service; Passenger trains; Passenger transportation; Railroad transportation
- Geographic Terms: Canada
- Subject Areas: Highways; Passenger Transportation; Planning and Forecasting; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00611350
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Aug 31 1991 12:00AM