This volume contains the conclusions of a research program carried out to evaluate grain transportation and handling systems in western Canada. There are recommendations on abandonment and retention of grain-related prairie branch lines. It presents recommendations on car utilization, car allocation, private cars, subsidies and retention of abandoned right-of-way. Recommendations are also made on the elevator and port facilities associated with grain movement, and on industrial development related to farm products in the grain areas. Actions are also recommended for various government agencies.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Report of the Grain Handling and Transportation Commission, Government of Canada. See also Volume 2, RRIS 24 172636; Bulletin 7802.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ministry of Supply and Services, Canada

    Printing and Publishing
    Ottawa, ONo K1A 0S9,   Canada 
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 545 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00178554
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ministry of Supply and Services, Canada
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1978 12:00AM