This plan is to satisfy requirements of Federal and state legislation and is to make the state eligible for federal rail assistance. Subject to continual modification, the plan is to guide allocation of funds for maintenance and for improvement of rail service. There are 10 Chapters: Introduction: Purposes of the Wisconsin Rail Plan; Wisconsin Rail System; Goals and Policies for Wisconsin Rail Transportation; Rail Passenger Services; Rail Freight Services; Lake Michigan Ferries; Eliminating Urban Rail Conflicts in Wisconsin; Branch Line and Lake Michigan Car Ferry Analysis Methodology; Results of the Branch Line and Lake Michigan Car Ferry Ranking Analysis; Guidelines for Continued Rail Planning. In appendices the data and techniques used in rail planning are detailed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This plan was funded in part by the FRA and the Upper Great Lakes Regional Commission.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Wisconsin Department of Transportation

    4802 Sheboygan Avenue, P.O. Box 7910
    Madison, WI  United States  53707-7910
  • Publication Date: 1976-8-1

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 245 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00145134
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Created Date: Feb 1 1977 12:00AM