RAILROAD IMPACT STUDY - 63 RAIL LINE SEGMENTS IN SOUTH DAKOTA

The primary concern of the study (in 2 volumes) was the trade area served by a rail line. The trade area was determined on the assumption that a farmer will haul his grain to the nearest elevator located on a railroad line. The basic approach in this study has been to measure potential demand for rail transportation, not to analyze the traffic data accumulated in the recent past. The first five chapters give the summaries for the entire state of South Dakota. The rail line segments have been revised and recorded to comply as nearly as possible, with that, used by the various railroad companies. Some railroad data would be made available for this study that would provide a basis for estimating the rail potential in the major cities of South Dakota.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Task Force on Railroad Policy and South Dakota Dept. of Transportation, Pierre. See also Appendix, PB-276 935.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of South Dakota, Vermillion

    Business Research Bureau, 414 East Clark Street
    Vermillion, SD  USA  57069-2390

    South Dakota Department of Transportation

    Task Force on Railroad Policy
    Pierre, SD  USA  57501

    Economic Development Administration

    14th Street, Between E St and Constitution Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Poth, L A
    • Peterson, J
  • Publication Date: 1977-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 218 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00175311
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BULL-124, EDA-78-034
  • Contract Numbers: EDA-05-06-01592
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: May 31 1978 12:00AM