INITIAL PAPER OF THE RAIL SERVICES PLANNING OFFICE IN THE STUDY OF RAIL MERGERS AND CONSOLIDATIONS

Under the 3R and 4R Acts, the RSPO merger study has four main objectives: (1) to identify the issues involved in rail mergers; (2) to provide a public forum for discussion of the these issues; (3) to develop public policy criteria for assessing individual merger proposals and to recommend legislative and regulatory changes as may be necessary to advance the public interest. The chapters in this publication: Study Objectives and Approach; Industry's Financial Posture; The Impact of Recent Legislation on Mergers; Commission's Approach to Mergers; Major Merger Issues.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Interstate Commerce Commission

    Rail Services Planning Office
    Washington, DC  USA  20423
  • Publication Date: 1977-4-15

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 92 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00158195
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications, GPO
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Merger White Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1977 12:00AM