The current belief that U.S. railroads suffer from excess capacity has resulted in numerous proposals for consolidation. The author reviews recently completed track consolidation studies prepared for the FRA and USRA; surveys successful consolidations in the past, including arrangements for shared track, paired operations and trackage rights; and outlines ConRail's activities in this area.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • SHAFFER, F E
  • Publication Date: 1976-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 50-53
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00138308
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 3 1976 12:00AM