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Rapid growth of short-line and regional railroads

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials.

Rapid growth of short-line and regional railroads

hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session, on H.R. 1128, H.R. 1471, H.R. 2204, and H.R. 3332 ... October 1, 1987

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad law -- United States,
  • Railroads, Local and light -- Law and legislation -- United States

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    Other titlesRapid growth of short line and regional railroads
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17987667M

    Railway Age is now accepting entries for its annual Short Line/Regional Railroad of the Year competition. Shortlines and regionals—and there are more than of them—are invited to submit entries describing outstanding achievement in one or a combination of areas. Jul 29,  · The Indiana Rail Road Company: America's New Regional Railroad (Railroads Past and Present) Hardcover – January 4, The Indiana Rail Road Company is an extraordinary success story among the scores of independent short line and regional railroads spawned in the wake of railroad deregulation. Christopher Rund chronicles the development 5/5(2).

    Union Pacific connects to approximately regional Short Line Railroads, bringing rail service to communities throughout the 23 states we serve in the western two-thirds of the country. Our connecting Short Line Railroads extend Union Pacific's reach into additional markets. Short Line Railroads serve to meet the transportation needs of our mutual customers and provide quality customer service. Class II and Class III railroads account for 31 percent of U.S. freight. Approximately short line and regional railroads operate in every state except Hawaii and Alaska. Short line railroads are small, local, mid-sized, and regional railroads that operate over short distances to the national Class I railroads.

    Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns or leases locally managed freight railroads worldwide that are organized in locally managed operating regions with approximately 7, employees and 3, customers. The company's railroads are recognized leaders in safety, with customer satisfaction that outperforms the trucking and overall rail industries. Outlook As a result of deregulation in the early s, large railroads were able to sell off unprofitable feeder lines, thus forming regional and short-line railroads. The number of short-line Author: Christopher Caggiano.


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Rapid growth of short-line and regional railroads by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Short line railroads are an important, although sometimes overlooked, resources for economic development. The success fo the Ohio Central Railroad System shows the impact short line rail can have on a rural community. Appalachia magazine, May–August Issue.

companies owned % of the short line owned miles formed in this period In the period, Due and Leever note the growth of subregional railroads, i.e., those with track between and inter-connected miles and the continued growth of short line holding companies. Only two regional railroads were formed in this peri.

Since the Staggers Act ofthe number of nonclass I freight railroads has grown by about %, and there are now nonclass I freight hauling railroads in the United States.

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Short lines and regionals—and there are more than of them—are invited to submit entries describing outstanding achievement in one or a combination of areas. Mar 28,  · Indiana Shortline & Regional Railroads Vol 1 North DVD - This DVD is a good start on covering the many shortline and regional railroads of northern 5/5(1).

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Short Line is also one of the four railroads in the popular board game Monopoly, named after the Shore Fast Line, an interurban streetcar line.

[self-published source]A shortline railroad is a small or mid-sized railroad company that operates over a relatively short distance relative to larger, national railroad networks.

The term is used primarily in the United States and Canada. Oct 28,  · One week after obtaining the 60th supporter of the BRACE Act in the Senate, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) recently revealed a high of supporters of the companion bill in the U.S.

House of Representatives, H.R.calling for permanence of the Short Line Tax Credit (45G). American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, Washington D.

3, likes · 65 talking about this · 34 were here. The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) is a /5(6). Jun 25,  · Inthe ASLRA merged with the Regional Railroads of America to form the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA). Today, the ASLRRA continues its mandate of representing the interests of the American short line industry, and railroads, in general.

Its current membership is rail lines and suppliers and contractors. According to the STB and American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) the definition of a short line is any earning an annual operating revenue less than $ million.

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The association comprises approximately small businesses, all within the railway transportation industry. The next section of the report will attempt to quantify aspects of the importance of short line railroads to rural and agricultural communities.

Nationwide Assessment of the Role of Short Lines in Rural and Agricultural Communities As stated previously, no assessment has been made regarding the volume of traffic carried by short lines, theCited by: 2. American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, Washington D.

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