The author points out that the principal economic advantage of a railway over other modes of transportation of oil and liquefied natural gas from the Arctic lies in its flexibility. A number of railways currently operate in regions of permafrost and one has been doing so for more than forty years. Railway rationale, construction, technology, implementation, economics, etc., are discussed in this article.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Engineering Institute of Canada

    700 EIC Building, 2050 Mansfield Street
    Montreal 110, PQ  Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Lake, R W
    • RONEY, M D
  • Publication Date: 1976-3

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  • Accession Number: 00157238
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1977 12:00AM