RAIL SYSTEM INVESTMENT ANALYSIS: FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF INVESTMENT PROJECTS FROM THE INDIVIDUAL CORPORATE PERSPECTIVE

This document reports the results of financial analyses of 63 investment opportunities based on information supplied by 13 railroads. The report discusses financial analysis methodology, the composition of railroad capital budgets, the relative attractiveness of different kinds of railroad investments, the sensitivity of the financial analyses to changes in key assumptions, and institutional factors affecting the attractiveness of railroad investments.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with R.L. Banks & Associates, Inc., Washington, D.C.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Ernst and Ernst

    1225 Connecticut Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036

    Asst Secretary for Policy & International Affairs

    400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1978-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 321 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188698
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Office of the Secretary of Transportation
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TPI-10-78-34
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-60097
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM