In many states outside the Northeast, the only state involvement with railroads had been in the grade crossing area. This all changed with passage of the Railroad Revilalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976, in which Title VIII requires development of a state rail plan. The Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 required a similar plan from northeastern and certain midwestern states in which affected bankrupt linesooperated. Rail planning activities of Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey and New York under the 3R Act and of North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia under the 4R Act are reported.

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  • Accession Number: 00147896
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM