A new freedom to raise rates and to investment in commercial development to raise passenger traffic has been given Japanese National Railways. Tighter management has checked escalation of the deficit and drastic measures to put freight business on a commercial basis are planned. An interview shows how this immediate strategy fits into the long-term objective of a stable and rational financial structure for JNR. Commercial and social aspects of the business are being analyzed and specific proposals will be ready for the government within two years.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-5

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  • Accession Number: 00178542
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1978 12:00AM