THE RAILROAD SITUATION: A PERSPECTIVE ON THE PRESENT, PAST AND FUTURE OF THE RAILROAD INDUSTRY

This study was undertaken for the Federal Railroad Administration in partial compliance of Section 901 of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976. Section 901 directs the Secretary of Transportation to "conduct a comprehensive study of the U.S. railroad industry". This study provides an overview of the U.S. railroad industry. It describes the present situation and explains how the present situation evolved, concentrating primarily on the period 1929-1976. The likely future of the railroad industry over the next ten years is evaluated. The study concludes with a summary of how "The Railroad Situation" is currently viewed by railroad management, railroad labor, shippers and other concerned parties.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Reebie (Robert) and Associates, Incorporated

    P.O. Box 1436, 200 Railroad Avenue
    Greenwich, CT  USA  06830

    Federal Railroad Administration

    Office of Policy and Program Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Urba, C E
    • Reebie, R S
    • LIBA, C J
    • Keale, M J
    • Isacowitz, D A
    • Katz, J S
    • Stone, P V
    • Robertson, A C
    • Singer, L
  • Publication Date: 1979-3

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 500 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196930
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FRA/OPPD-79-7 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 28 1979 12:00AM