MICHIGAN RAILROAD PLAN. ANNUAL UPDATE, AUGUST 1977

The requirement for a State Rail Plan and annual updates resulted from the 3R Act and the 4R Act which establish eligibility for federal subsidy funds for designated light-density lines. As an alternative to immediate discontinuance of service on nearly 900 miles of track, Michigan has participated in a subsidy program since April 1976. While emphasis in state rail planning continues to be on light density lines, overall rail industry concerns and problems are also dealt with to a limited degree. Lines presently being subsidized are analyzed in detail, along with lines for which abandonments are pending. A summary of the nature of service and major commodities shipped in Michigan is also included.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Michigan Department of State Highways & Transport

    State Highways Building, P.O. Drawer K
    Lansing, MI  USA  48904
  • Publication Date: 1977-8

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 348 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163769
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 29 1977 12:00AM