WESTERN COAL TRANSPORTATION: UNIT TRAINS OR SLURRY PIPELINES

This report focuses on one commodity, coal, and two modes of transportation, railroads and slurry pipelines. The competition between railroads and slurry pipelines for the transportation of coal mined in the West is examined in depth, as is the impact that institutional and regulatory constraints may have on the competition.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Department of Urban Studies and Planning, 77 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02139

    Department of Transportation

    Office of University Research, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Sargent, A
  • Publication Date: 1976-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 93 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00153989
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/TST-76T/26 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-30104
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM