STARTING A SHORT LINE. A REVIEW OF THE FUNDAMENTALS OF STARTING A SHORT LINE RAILROAD

This publication is written for the entrepreneurs or shippers who are voluntarily or involuntarily getting into the railroad business for the first time. The subject matter covers the following: (1) Evolution of the Short Line Railroad; (2) Feasibility; (3) Labor; (4) Business Form and Ownership Structure; (5) Negotiating Acquisition of Rail Property; (6) Financing; (7) Regulation; (8) Planning for Start-Up; (9) Observations and Conclusions.

  • Corporate Authors:

    The American Short Line Railroad Association

    2000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Authors:
    • McCaffrey Jr, R L
    • Gilbertson, P A
  • Publication Date: 1983-8

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 163 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00727156
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 9 1996 12:00AM