RAILROADS SURVIVED A DISASTROUS YEAR, BUT AT WHAT COST
The results of 1975 in the railroad industry are discussed. The effects of the recession on traffic and service are examined. While fourth quarter earnings erased the nine- month deficit, earnings for the year were the worst since the Depression of the 1930s. Other areas discussed include freight rates, capital expenditures, management/labor relations; competitive transportation; transportation policy; legislation; reorganization; merger activity; rail safety and passenger service.
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Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation508 Birch Street
Bristol, CT United States 06010
- Publication Date: 1976-1-26
- Pagination: 12 p.
- TRT Terms: Bankruptcy; Competition; Finance; Freight service; Freight traffic; Industry structure; Labor relations; Mergers; Profitability; Quality of service; Rates; Statistics; Transportation modes
- Uncontrolled Terms: Freight rates
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Data and Information Technology; Finance; Freight Transportation; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00131320
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM